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Smart Exoskeleton Prevents Elderly Falls
The Active Pelvis Orthosis is a smart exoskeleton that recognizes in just 350 milliseconds a person has lost their balance. The exoskeleton then applies force to the hips to counterbalance the slip and prevent a fall. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsEduExo DIY Kit Lets You Build Exoskeletons
EduExo is a 3D-printable, Arduino-powered kit for students, hobbyists and educators that teaches how to build exoskeletons. Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsToyota’s Welwalk Robot Brace Helps Stroke Victims Walk Again
Toyota will commercialize in Japan the Welwalk WW-1000 rehabilitation assist robotic system that helps stroke victims get back on their feet and walking again. Toyota plans to rent 100 units to Japanese medical centers beginning in September. There will be a set up cost of 1 million yen ($9,173) and a monthly fee of 350,000 yen ($3,210). Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsWearable Robots Hope to Improve Minimally Invasive Surgery
Researchers are developing wearable robotic tools for minimally invasive surgery designed to give surgeons more natural and dexterous movement than current surgical robots offer. This Horizon 2020 project stems from a need for better tools in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical RobotsWearable AI Teaches Social Skills
Using a Samsung Simband, MIT CSAIL has developed a wearable AI that analyzes audio and measures movement, heart rate, blood pressure and skin temperature to help detect the tone of a conversation and help people better understand social interactions. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotssuitX MAX Exoskeleton Designed to Reduce Workplace Injuries
suitX's Modular Agile eXoskeleton (MAX) is made up of three exoskeletons called backX, shoulderX, and legX that can be worn independently or in any combination depending on the need. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsWatch: Soft Robots Mimic Human Muscles
An EPFL team is developing soft, flexible and reconfigurable robots. Air-actuated, they behave like human muscles and may be used in physical rehabilitation. They are made of low-cost materials and could easily be produced on a large scale. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsExoskeleton Helps Paralyzed, Pregnant Woman Complete Half Marathon
Claire Lomas, a 36-year-old woman who is 16 weeks pregnant and paralyzed from the chest down, recently completed the Great North Run with the help of a ReWalk Robotics exoskeleton. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsReWalk Sells 100th Personal Exoskeleton
ReWalk Robotics has sold its 100th personal exoskeleton, calling it "a major milestone indicating growing adoption of personal use of exoskeletons." ReWalk has also sold more than 150 systems to rehabilitation centers. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsEkso 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. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsWorld’s First Kid-Sized Exoskeleton Helps Children Walk
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has introduced an exoskeleton for children with spinal muscular atrophy that will help young patients walk for up to five hours. The exoskeleton consists of long support rods that fit around the user's legs and torso that can be adjusted as the child grows. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsVodafone 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. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsReWalk, Wyss Institute Partner on Next-Gen Soft Exoskeletons
ReWalk Robotics has partnered with the Wyss Institute to expedite development of Wyss' lightweight, soft exosuit. Is this the beginning of the end for the bulky, rigid exoskeletons we've come to know and love? Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsEkso GT Exoskeleton Cleared by FDA
The Ekso GT is the first exoskeleton cleared by the FDA for use with stroke patients. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsBionic Fingertip Gives Amputee a Sense of Touch
An amputee is able to feel rough or smooth textures in real-time using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in his upper arm. Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
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