Annual technology showcase attracting major robotics manufacturers beyond the consumer focus.
Powered exoskeletons can assist humans with lifting up to 200 pounds in industrial and dangerous settings.
EksoNR helps patients with strokes or other conditions to learn to walk again.
How exoskeletons and robots are augmenting human capabilities in the industrial workforce.
Human worker augmentation driving growth of passive exoskeletons, research firm says.
The company will develop variations of its Guardian XO exoskeleton for military use.
CEO Ben Wolff talks with RBR about the company’s evolution and growth opportunities for exoskeletons.
Exoskeletons are getting lighter, smarter, and more useful in a range of industries, from healthcare and construction to the military. Here’s a rundown of vendors and users.
Billions are spent on autonomous vehicles, while a robotics pioneer shuts its doors highlight recent weeks in the robotics and AI transaction space.
For the past several years, developers and vendors around the world have been working on assistive robots. Their products came closer to market with displays at Automatica.
Exoskeleton entrepreneur Amit Goffer is well-known for his work on the ReWalk system. UPnRIDE, his latest project, is intended to provide full mobility in a standing position.
maxon precision motor’s new actuator is compact, accurate, and light, making it ideal for hip and knee exoskeletons.
The Active Pelvis Orthosis is a smart exoskeleton that recognizes in just 350 milliseconds a person has lost their balance. The exoskeleton then applies force to the hips to counterbalance the slip and prevent a fall.
EduExo is a 3D-printable, Arduino-powered kit for students, hobbyists and educators that teaches how to build exoskeletons.
ReWalk Robotics has partnered with the Wyss Institute to expedite development of Wyss’ lightweight, soft exosuit. Is this the beginning of the end for the bulky, rigid exoskeletons we’ve come to know and love?
The Ekso GT is the first exoskeleton cleared by the FDA for use with stroke patients.
Parker Hannifin said it will commercially launch Indego in the US in the coming months. The powered exoskeleton is already commercially available in Europe, having received the CE Mark in November 2015.
An insurance company’s initial denial of coverage for a ReWalk Personal exoskeleton was overturned by an independent medical review organization that deemed the exoskeleton to be medically necessary.
Dr. Kazerooni on how to bring lightweight, affordable exoskeletons to everyone who needs one.
The suitX Phoenix exoskeleton weighs 27 pounds and costs $40,000, both of which are relatively low when compared to other exoskeletons.
Engineer James Hobson built himself an exoskeleton that allowed him to easily lift a 2,524lb Mini Cooper.
Lower body exoskeletons currently lead the market, but commercial systems that augment capabilities will exhibit the strongest growth moving forward.
The Assisted Finger Orthosis hand exoskeleton can be customized for an individual using 48 parameters. The battery-powered device uses small linear motors that can be programmed to move fingers as part of the rehab process.
Nathan Kirwan, paralyzed from the chest down, is taking 55,000 steps over the next five months, with the help of an exoskeleton, to raise money and help Ireland keep its only publicly-available exoskeleton.
A new unpowered exoskeleton boot makes walking more efficient, by engaging a spring in parallel with the Achilles tendon.