Exoskeletons

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

Robotic legs give the paralyzed a new view of their world

Arthur Renowitzky can’t help but command attention as he walks down the street on a sunny autumn morning.<p>A driver lowers her window to flash a smile …

Cyborgs

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 …

3D Printing

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

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

[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

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

Scientists decipher the nanoscale architecture of a beetle's shell

Beetles wear a body armor that should weigh them down—think medieval knights and turtles. In fact, those hard shells protecting delicate wings are …

Chemistry

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 …

Cool Stuff

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 …

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 …

Meet Aila, the German Robot Controlled From Russia With an Exoskeleton - Motherboard

Meet AILA, a robot designed by the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence or DFKI. DFKI is kind of like a European DARPA more focused on building robots for exploration and human assistance instead of military applications.<p>AILA is one of their older robots. The team first revealed it in …

Robotics

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

Quadriplegic Man Uses High-Tech Exoskeleton to Walk Again

See how this state-of-the-art device is helping people with spinal cord injuries<p>When a BMX biking accident made one Redditor a quadriplegic 8 years ago, the concept of walking again wasn’t in the conversation. Yet thanks to a state-of-the-art exoskeleton, the man who goes by “therickles” recently …

EYA Winner Anton Holovachenko Is Building An Exoskeleton

<b>Anton, please describe yourself in 50 words or less.</b><p>I studied at the National Aviation University in Ukraine, majoring in systems engineering in the …

This Robotic Exoskeleton Saves the Human Body Precious Energy

As machines go, the human body is an extraordinarily efficient one. The way we move—our arm swing, cadence, step length—is all calibrated to minimize …

Stretchy robotic suit reduces energy used to walk by 23 per cent

A lightweight textile exoskeleton that assists the leg muscles could be a boon for people who find it difficult to get around

Robotics

Gazebox

Like an exoskeleton shell for your favorite automobile, the Gazebox can keep it protected from the elements without the need for a bulky dedicated …

Solar Panels

More power to you: Startup looks beyond exoskeletons to ‘powered’ clothing

The elderly population is growing at a faster rate than the global population as a whole, according to the United Nations, and that is bound to cause …

Clothing

Man With Paraplegia Takes Part in Walt Disney World Dopey Challenge

After hearing he would never walk again, Adam Gorlitsky uses his robotic exoskeleton to get closer to his goal of 1 million steps.<p>Adam Gorlitsky attempted his first Dopey Challenge at the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, taking his shot at completing the 5K, 10K, half marathon, and marathon that …

Marathons

Emerging tech aims to improve life for handicapped

Many systems showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas are aimed at improving quality of life for people with …

Innovation