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Ekso Bionics Poised To Go Public?
CEO Eythor Bender sees exoskeleton technology as the jeans of the future
By Casey Nobile


Mind-controlled robots assisting paralyzed humans have been all over the news recently. Although the research is compelling, it will be a long time before most of those devices are available on the open market. Ekso Bionics, whose bionic “Ekso” suits mobilize users with pathologies that inhibit their ability to walk, is proving its value in rehabilitation centers throughout the United States already and announced its CE Marking Certification last week.

Since receiving FDA approval earlier this year, the company has targeted and sold Ekso suits to U.S. rehabilitation centers, including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Kessler Foundation, TIRR Memorial Hermann, Craig Hospital, and…

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Casey Nobile is Manager of EH Publishing’s Robotics Division, including Robotics Business Review, Robotics Trends, RoboBusiness and the Robotics Marketplace at CES. She is passionate about developing connections between robotics technologies and the corporate world. Nobile has a master’s degree in Writing, Literature and Publishing from Emerson College.

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