January 21, 2016      

People who believe that exoskeletons -- wearable robots -- are a distant, futuristic technology may be surprised by the fact the exoskeleton sales are projected to reach $2.1 billion by 2021, according to a 2015 report from Lexington, Mass.-based WinterGreen Research Inc.

In addition to helping military and civilian wearers accomplish a variety of tasks, robotics can also provide limb function to people with disabilities.

"Disability treatment with sophisticated exoskeletons is anticipated to ...

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