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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 the lead editor for Robotics Business Review’s RBR50 news, editorial and business segment. She is also contributing writer and editor for the publication’s News & Technology columns with special emphasis on breaking news coverage for science, technology and financial transactions. Casey is also editor and contributor for other in-house publications: Robotics Trends; RoboBusiness and RoboBusiness exhibit services.

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