Innovation Nation: Robotic Wheelchairs

A new robotic wheelchair is giving the disabled much more independence.  Ther Personal Mobility and Manipulation Appliance, or PerMMA, is equipped with arms controlled by a joystick and an online assistant.  It's enabling people to do small things but making a huge difference in their lives.  See how it works in this episode of Innovation Nation with Miles O'Brien.

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