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…
MIT experts have developed Supernumerary Robotic Limbs that strap on like a backpack to augment the number of limbs a person has.
Roboleg, the latest creation from Pretoria, South Africa-based Robohand, can be created with a Markerbot 3D printer.
RBR50 company Ekso Bionics reports that revenue was up 52 percent to $1.1 million in the first quarter of 2014. Medical device revenue was $0.5 million for the quarter.
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.
Cyberdyne, a maker of exoskeletons, had a strong debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s Mothers market for start-ups, surging 159% to close at 9,600 yen. It was the second-best first day performance among Japan IPOs in 2014.
Army Sgt. Dan Rose is the second paralyzed U.S. military veteran to own a motorized exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics.
A rock musician regains his career with the aid of the robotic prosthesis that turns him into a ‘three-armed power-drumming cyborg.’ The performer can control either one drumstick or two with his right ‘arm.’
Ekso Bionics and 3D Systems collaborated on the patient-specific suit
Pneumatic artificial muscles and sensors create a soft exoskeleton ideal for leg rehabilitation.
Argo Medical Technologies and Yaskawa Electric Corp partner up for market success
Robotic technology could offset the $312 billion Europeans spend on work-related back injuries
Robotic exoskeletal systems–the fastest growing field of human augmentation–are poised to impact medical, military and industrial markets.
The Parker exoskeleton is closer to a Segway Scooter, controlled by the user’s body motion.
Multidisciplinary team hopes to develop and validate a noninvasive brain-machine interface (BMI) to a robotic orthotic device that is expected to innovate upper-limb rehabilitation.
Harvard University Professor George Whitesides and his team have fashioned a new type of flexible, soft-bodied robot that could one day assist in dangerous search and rescue missions or serve as a surgeon?s assistant.
RoboJelly systems are being designed to swim in waters worldwide and accomplish a variety of different critical tasks, from spotting pirates to monitoring water quality.
SynTouch is the start-up company now marketing a robot finger that can sense textures more accurately than the average human.
Ekso Bionics’ Ekso suits are performing in U.S. rehabilitation centers across the country. They have begun shipping to Europe, and CEO Eythor Bender is focused on the consumer market next.
With applications ranging from the military to medical rehabilitation to life-changing assistance for the handicapped, several companies are betting their new-generation exoskeletons will become robotics’ next big thing