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Medical & Assistive Companies
Ekso Bionics
Ekso Bionics is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at 1414 Harbour Way, Richmond CA in the United States.
Ekso Bionics, originally Berkeley Bionics, was founded in Berkeley, California in 2005. The company is a pioneer in the field of robotic exoskeletons to improve human mobility. Since its inception, Ekso Bionics has forged partnerships with world-class institutions like UC Berkeley, received research grants from the Department of Defense and licensed technology to the Lockheed Martin Corporation. More about Ekso Bionics.
Hocoma
Hocoma is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at Industriestrasse 4, Volketswil in Switzerland.
Hocoma is the global market leader for the development, manufacturing and marketing of robotic and sensor-based devices for functional movement therapy. More about Hocoma.
Honda Robotics
Honda Robotics is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Software & Humanoid robotics. It is located at 1-1, 2-Chome, Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo in Japan.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and distribution of motorcycles, automobiles, and power products primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. Its motorcycle line consists of business and commuter models, as well as sports models, including trial and moto-cross racing; all—terrain vehicles; personal watercrafts; and multi utility vehicles. More about Honda Robotics.
Intuitive Surgical
Intuitive Surgical is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at 1020 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale CA in the United States.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems for various surgical procedures, including urologic, gynecologic, cardiothoracic, general, and head and neck surgeries. Its da Vinci surgical system consists of a surgeon’s console or consoles, a patient-side cart, a 3-D vision system, and proprietary ‘wristed’ instruments. More about Intuitive Surgical.
Kinova Robotics
Kinova Robotics is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Manipulator robotics. It is located at 6110 Doris-Lussier, Boisbriand Quebec in Canada.
Kinova designs and manufactures robotics platforms and components that are simple, sexy and safe under two divisions: Assistive Robotics empowers disabled people to push beyond their current boundaries and limitations while Service Robotics empowers professionals in industry to interact with their environment more efficiently and safely More about Kinova Robotics.
Open Bionics
Open Bionics is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Manipulator robotics. It is located at Coldharbour Lane, Bristol in United Kingdom.
Open Bionics makes robotic prosthetic hands affordable and accessible. More about Open Bionics.
Ottobock
Ottobock is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at Max-Näder-Straße 15, Duderstadt in Germany.
Ottobock is a global leader in prosthetic and orthotic medical devices, with 49 branches and 6,000+ employees serving people with mobility challenges around the world. More about Ottobock.
Panasonic
Panasonic is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Industrial & Mobile robotics. It is located at 1006, Oaza Kadoma, Kadoma-shi, Osaka in Japan.
Panasonic Corporation, formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (changed its name to Panasonic Corporation in October 2008), develops, manufactures, and sells electronic products worldwide. More about Panasonic.
Swisslog
Swisslog is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Manipulator & Mobile robotics. It is located at Swisslog Holding AG, CH-5033 Buchs in Switzerland.
Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. More about Swisslog.
SynTouch
SynTouch is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at 2222 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles CA in the United States.
SynTouch makes the only sensor technology in the world that endows robots with the ability to replicate - and sometimes exceed - the human sense of touch. Its lead product - the BioTac - mimics the physical properties and sensory capabilities of the human fingertip. More about SynTouch.
Touch Bionics
Touch Bionics is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at Unit 3 Ashwood Court, Livingston EH53 0TH in United Kingdom.
Touch Bionics Limited develops and markets upper-limb prosthetics for the treatment of patients with upper-limb deficiencies. More about Touch Bionics.
Vecna Technologies
Vecna Technologies is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Mobile robotics. It is located at 36 Cambridgepark Dr., Cambridge MA in the United States.
Vecna Technologies, Inc. offers healthcare solutions, such as patient self-service solutions, enterprise Web-based systems, and QC PathFinder HAI detection software for hospitals. More about Vecna Technologies .
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