Exoskeletons

Lockheed Martin Gets License for Military Exoskeleton Tech

NewsLockheed Martin announced plans to explore the military exoskeleton market after licensing bionic augmentation technology from B-Temia. By …

Aerospace

Paralyzed Man Uses Exoskeleton to Run Race for Policy Change

The Journey<p>Rarely do we hear about a story as incredible as Adam Gorlitsky’s. Although he was paralyzed from the waist down as a result of a terrible …

Cyborgs

Cyborg athlete trains for big race (pictures)

Accessibility

VA buys 28 ReWalk Exoskeleton Systems; shares up 11% premarket

Thinly traded nano cap ReWalk Robotics (NASDAQ:RWLK) is up 11% premarket on modestly higher volume in response to its announcement that the U.S. …

Stocks

Watch This Huge Tarantula Wriggle Out of Its Skin

Snakes, spiders, and other creatures regularly shed their skins—here's why.<p>Watch a Giant Spider Wriggle Out of Its Skin<p>Spiders freak people out just by existing, but they also have a quality some might consider creepy: They shed their skins.<p>Regular skin peels are routine for other creatures, too, …

Zoology

MEKA Mobile Exoskeleton

The <b>Mobile Exoskeleton</b>, or “Mobile Exoskeletal Korean Army” aka <b>MEKA</b> as it say on the side, is an agile, fighting, futuristic mech from Blizzard‘s …

Avengers: Age of Ultron

[VIDEO] Fourier X1 Exoskeleton – Fourier Intelligence – YouTube

At Fourier Intelligence, we do not believe these people are fated to sit on the wheelchair in their rest life. To let them stand up, and to allow …

This wearable robot is helping people walk again (Video)

A walking assist exoskeleton today will typically burn a US$70,000 hole in your wallet, at least. Chinese company Fourier Intelligence wants to …

Startups

Skeletonics Mechanical Exoskeleton Suit

Here is an exoskeleton suit with no batteries and motors that mimics your movements using a mechanical master-slave system. It is capable of …

Robotics

[ARTICLE] A wearable exoskeleton suit for motion assistance to paralysed patients – Full Text

Summary<p>Background/Objective<p>The number of patients paralysed due to stroke, spinal cord injury, or other related diseases is increasing. In order to …

Cyborgs

Can Science Transform Us Into Superheroes?

Superhumans Among Us<p>In recent years, media has been bursting at the seams with what can only be described as the superhero revolution. From the …

Science

[ARTICLE] Advanced Myoelectric Control for Robotic Hand-Assisted Training: Outcome from a Stroke Patient – Full Text

A hand exoskeleton driven by myoelectric pattern recognition was designed for stroke rehabilitation. It detects and recognizes the user’s motion …

Robotics

In 60 Seconds, This Woman Shows How New Technology Will Help Her Walk Again

"I know that I can walk and that gives me strength."<p>Eight years ago, doctors told Cynthia Ramirez she would never walk again. But thanks to new …

Good News

Robot Ants Wear Circuitry as Exoskeleton

[FESTO] keeps coming up with new tricks that make us both envious and inspired. Take their bionicANTs for example. Watching a group of them cooperate …

Robotics

10 Human Body Modifications You Can Expect in the next Decade

You are already a cyborg! Here's 10 ways you could merge even more with technology in the coming decade.<br>Read More

Cyborgs

Hand-mounted exoskeleton system helps surgeons get a grip

While many modern robotic inventions seem more like moonshot projects than practical ones, in the medical field, robots have been helping doctors …

Robotics

[WEB SITE] One step at a time

PITTSBURGH (March 7, 2017) … The promise of exoskeleton technology that would allow individuals with motor impairment to walk has been a challenge …

Cyborgs

Former Tesla Engineer Develops Exoskeleton to Help a Friend Move Again

In a recent story, Quartz reports on the unusual work of Sam Huynh. When she was an engineering student at the Rochester Institute of Technology …

Cyborgs

A woman’s pioneering exoskeleton technology could allow paralyzed people to move again

There weren’t many role models for Sam Huynh when she was growing up in Belen, New Mexico. In fact, except for a howling freight train and the surrounding desert mountains, there wasn’t much of anything in the town of 7,000 people.<p>But as a wildly imaginative and ambitious kid, Sam never had any …

Cyborgs

Undulating exoskeleton defines wild Miami tower, among the last by superstar architect Zaha Hadid

Every week, a ship leaves Dubai loaded with an entire floor's worth of structural pieces bound for what's likely the most unusual, not to say …

Architecture

[ARTICLE] Weight compensation characteristics of Armeo®Spring exoskeleton: implications for clinical practice and research – Full Text

Background<p>Armeo®Spring exoskeleton is widely used for upper extremity rehabilitation; however, weight compensation provided by the device appears …

Compensation

Hard at work: A review of the Laevo Exoskeleton

Back pain is one of the leading causes of work absenteeism in the UK, with 8.8 million days lost to work-related muscoskeletal disorders per year. On …

Robotics

Roam Robotics’ lightweight, affordable exoskeleton is designed for everyday folks

Why it matters to you<p>Exoskeletons promise to make us stronger and faster, but most of them remain bulky pieces of kit. Roam Robotics has created a …

Robotics

New The Surge Gameplay Showcases 14 Minutes Of Narrated Action That Looks Awesome

There has been one cool looking RPG from Focus this week showing off some cool gameplay in <b>Shiness</b> and now we get one more. This one is a different …

Gaming

How a Robotic Exoskeleton Is Helping a Paralyzed Acrobat Walk Again

Silke Pan usually swung 22 feet above the ground on the trapeze, but on that day in September 2007, she was just 13 feet up. Pan, a performer with …

Robotics

9 Robotic Exoskeleton Stocks For Investors to Try On

In a recent article, we looked at a very interesting subcategory of robotics called “exoskeletons”. Also called “wearable robots”, exoskeletons …

Stocks

[BLOG POST] Superflex: Soft Exoskeleton For Elderly That Can Be Worn Like Underwear.

FEBRUARY 6, 2017<p>One third of adults over 65 report difficulty walking three blocks. Mobility is a serious concern for the aging population which …

Robotics

Roam Robotics' lightweight, inexpensive exoskeleton for the masses

If the vision of San Francisco startup Roam Robotics and its co-founder Tim Swift are fully realized, we could be buying commercial lightweight …

Hyundai debuts a miracle device that can help paraplegics walk

Like most automotive manufacturers at this year's CES, Hyundai put an emphasis on its self-driving concept car. But the real innovation on display …

Hyundai

Harvard’s robotic exosuit uses science-fiction smarts to put a spring in your step

Movies have a lot to answer for.<p>Thanks to science fiction, we can’t think about artificial intelligence without summoning the ghost of <i>2001: A Space</i> …

Robotics