Achilles Tendon Exoskeleton (Credit: Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering)

Achilles Tendon Exoskeleton (Credit: Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering)

Walking around campus with the exoskeleton on one leg. The unpowered clutch (upper left) engages a spring (left) in parallel with the Achilles tendon when the foot is on the ground, offloading the calf muscles and making walking easier. (Credit: Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering).