The Rapael smart glove is more affordable than other options for rehabilitation treatment, and could revolutionize robotic therapy for hands.
Laser therapy transmits heat to coagulate, or ?cook,? brain tumors from the inside out.
Stroke survivors may soon be able to improve their rehab success at home with the SCRIPT robot glove that allows therapists to remotely treat patients.
Researchers at the Colorado School of Mines have developed robots for refinery inspection, as well as rehabilitation and laparoscopic surgery.
New developments, trends, challenges and opportunities in the medical robotics sector.
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At just 26 pounds, Indego’s design has no exposed cables or upper-body apparatus and does not require backpack mounted components.
ReWalk Rehabilitation Exoskeleton provides a unique means of exercise and therapy. It also allows someone to evaluate their capacity for using a system for home use in the future.
2014 was a breakout year for exoskeletons. The field is now crowded and very active with competing brands.
Russ Angold, co-founder of RBR50 company and exoskeleton maker Ekso Bionics, lives by the motto “learn by doing, and sometimes learn by redoing.” One thing he learned early on in his journey into the exoskeleton market is that you can’t do everything yourself. That’s one of the driving forces behind Ekso’s new licensing agreement with…
Harvard University’s Soft Robotic ExoSuit consists of a fabric base worn by the user under their pants. The fabric has features which enhance gait by assisting underlying biological muscles. Active components are added through cables attached to motors worn on the waist.
ReWalk Robotics raised $36 million during its recent initial public offering (IPO), becoming the best-performing IPO for 2014. ReWalk will now expand its exoskeleton technology into other applications.
Partridge Lane in Fairfield, Connecticut doesn’t appear to be at the cutting edge of a domestic revolution.
The U.S. Navy has signed a contract with RBR50 company Lockheed Martin to test two Fortis exoskeletons help ship maintenance crews perform tasks that require heavy lifting. One exoskeleton will be tested at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Virginia, while the other suit will be evaluated at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington state.
Exoskeletons is the breakout story of 2014!
SPC Nottwil joins a growing list of rehab centers in Europe that use an exoskeleton from RBR50 company Ekso Bionics to help paralyzed patients. SPC Nottwil typically treats almost three-fourths of people living with spinal paralysis in Switzerland.
The ReWalk exoskeleton allows some people paralyzed from the waist down to walk again, with the aid of crutches.
Argo Medical Technologies, maker of the ReWalk motorized exoskeleton, is working with Jefferies LLC on an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S, reports Bloomberg. The Israel-based company will look to raise $40-50 million for a listing in 2014 on a valuation of $250-300 million. The Argo IPO is another sign of the growing exoskeleton…
WPI is developing a surgical robot to be used inside an MRI machine. Guided by real-time feedback, the robot can position a high-energy, interstitial focused ultrasound probe exactly at tumors, delivering optimal surgical results.
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Korea is well on its way to becoming a major player in the global robotics market.
Parker Hannifin is among a field of international companies competing in the exoskeleton market. We look at the latest developments of the Indego exoskeleton and challenges it will need to overcome.
The C-Bot robotic system, being created by FisioBot, consists of two robotic arms from RBR50 company Universal Robots, fitted with a 2-finger adaptive robot gripper by Robotiq.
Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago are using Barrett’s WAM arm to help survivors of stroke regain upper-limb mobility and strength.