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Frustrated by the mobility-­support options offered to his daughter Sofia, who has cerebral palsy, Jeremiah Robison, founder and CEO of Cionic, set out to make a garment to power “a more normative gait.” Cionic’s Neural Sleeve, which began shipping in January following FDA approval last year, analyzes real-time data from sensors in the fabric, then sends electrical signals to elicit targeted muscle contractions in the legs.

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