This post presents a quick highlight of two videos in the news. The first video presents Berkeley Bionics CEO Eythor Bender talking about the vision behind eLegs, a bionic device for wheelchair users. The second video features the a different version of an electronic leg device assisting a student with paraplegia in standing/walking to receive his degree at the University of Berkeley.
Bionic device for wheelchair users: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2011/04/27/natpkg.breaking.mold.elegs.cnn
A paraplegic student receives his degree at the University at Berkeley wearing a pair of mechanical legs: http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2011/05/16/nr.kaye.student.graduation.cnn.html