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Ekso Bionics

Ekso is an exoskeleton designed for people with lower-body paralysis. Using a combination of motors and sensors, it allows the user to walk over ground with a human-like gait.

Ekso Bionics
1414 Harbour Way
South Suite 1201
Richmond, CA 94804
United States

Ekso Bionics, originally Berkeley Bionics, was founded in Berkeley, California in 2005. The company is a pioneer in the field of robotic exoskeletons to improve human mobility. Since its inception, Ekso Bionics has forged partnerships with world-class institutions like UC Berkeley, received research grants from the Department of Defense and licensed technology to the Lockheed Martin Corporation. Ekso has received FDA and CE Market Certification approval and also won the 2012 Gold Edison Award in the “Best New Product, Assistive Devices” category. The Ekso is now utilized in 20 rehabilitation centers across the U.S.


Ekso Bionics News, Products & Resources
Ekso Bionics GT Exoskeleton Starts Clinical Trial
Ekso Bionics is sponsoring a US-based study that compares improvements in independent gait speeds of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients rehabbing with the Ekso GT to patients rehabbing with conventional therapy and to usual care control groups.

Vodafone IoT Powers Ekso GT Exoskeletons
The Ekso Bionics Ekso GT exoskeleton will now use the network and global Internet of Things (IoT) SIM from telecom giant Vodafone to ensure reliable communications for diagnostics and improved access to patient data with the exoskeleton.

Ekso GT Exoskeleton Cleared by FDA
The Ekso GT is the first exoskeleton cleared by the FDA for use with stroke patients.

Exoskeleton, Spinal Stimulation Help Paralyzed Man Voluntarily Control Legs
Mark Pollock was paralyzed in 2010 after falling from a second-story window. Today, with the help of an Ekso Bionics exoskeleton and spinal stimulation, he can voluntarily assist the exoskeleton while taking steps.

Paralyzed Man to Walk Marathon with Exoskeleton
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.

Ekso Bionics GT Exoskeleton
The GT exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics is a wearable bionic suit that enables individuals with any amount of lower extremity weakness to stand up and walk over ground with a natural, full weight bearing, reciprocal gait.

Exoskeleton Lets Paralyzed Veteran Walk Again
Army Sgt. Dan Rose is the second paralyzed U.S. military veteran to own a motorized exoskeleton from Ekso Bionics.

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