Tag: Exoskeleton

‘Half-Human Half-Robot’ US Army Becomes Reality With Mechanical Third Arm And Exoskeleton Technology

Two robotic technologies could give US soldiers the lethality similar to fictional cyborg characters. The futuristic devices would make soldiers capable of carrying heavy weaponry almost effortlessly as they run and fight during combats.

Robotics June 8, 2018

Exoskeletons From Japan Now Available In The US To Help People Learn How To Walk Again

Japanese robotics firm Cyberdyne created a joint venture with Brooks Rehabilitation to bring the HAL exoskeleton to the United States. The robotic suit will look to help patients with spinal cord injuries learn how to walk again.

Biotech March 4, 2018

This Is How Cockroaches Survive After Ramming Head First Into Concrete Walls

Cockroaches are among the fastest in the insect world. However, its speed is not the only reason why it could survive collisions without getting injured.

Animals February 14, 2018

Hyundai Building Iron Man Suit: No Arc Reactor Required

Hyundai is developing an exoskeleton suit that can help factory workers, the elderly and people with disabilities move, and it's apparently inspired by Iron Man.

Robotics May 14, 2016

Panasonic Assist Robots Will Do The Heavy Lifting For You [Video]

Panasonic released a YouTube video showcasing its latest developments in assisted robotics. Regardless if you work in construction, medical care or warehouse management, the company’s exoskeletons could be game changers.

FUTURE TECH March 22, 2016

FDA Approves Clinical, Personal Use Of Indego Exoskeleton

Indego exoskeleton receives approval from FDA for clinical and personal use in the U.S. People who are paralyzed below the waist can stand up and walk using the Indego exoskeleton.

Life March 12, 2016

SuitX Outs Lightweight Exoskeleton That Will Help People With Mobility Issues Walk Again

Phoenix, a lightweight exoskeleton developed by SuitX, allows paraplegic people to walk again. Phoenix has a price tag of $40,000 and its delivery is expected to start in March.

February 3, 2016

Study Reveals Why Seashells Do Not Easily Break

Scientists have found the reason why seashells are strong and durable. This discovery may pave the way in the development of a new synthetic, robust and sturdy material.

Animals January 13, 2016

Hey Kids, Want To Feel Old? Strap This Exoskeleton On

You can practically hear the decades tick away!

Wearable Tech January 7, 2016

Without An Exoskeleton, Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Control To Walk

A 26-year old paraplegic man learns to walk again using his own brainwaves and without the need for an exoskeleton.

Internet Culture September 28, 2015

Ekso Is A Bionic Exoskeleton That Spells Hope For Spinal Cord Injury Patients: How It Works

Completely paralyzed people, particularly those who had sustained spinal cord injuries are now given hope, as a new device promises to help them restore movement. The bionic exoskeleton uses advanced technology and this is how it works.

Life September 5, 2015

This LEGO Robot Is Being Controlled By A Homemade Exosuit

An inventor has built his own exosuit that controls a robot made of LEGO bricks. It's a little surreal — in a good way — to watch a LEGO creation mimic the actions of a human being.

Wearable Tech July 31, 2015

The US Army Is Testing An Arm Exoskeleton To Improve Soldiers' Aim

The Army's latest experiment with exoskeletons aims to train soldiers to shoot better, faster.

FUTURE TECH July 6, 2015

'Next-Generation Robots' Set To Be Introduced Into Japanese Airport

Robots made by Cyberdyne are set to be introduced into the Haneda Airport in Japan. Robots will take care of cleaning. Exoskeletons will also be provided, helping workers be able to lift more.

FUTURE TECH July 3, 2015

New Robo-Mate Exoskeleton Can Make Its User 10 Times Stronger

The human body can only do so much - but what happens when you give someone a bit of robotic help? As it turns out, they get stronger, a lot stronger.

Wearable Tech June 22, 2015

These Exoskeleton Boots Are Made For (Easier) Walking

Researchers have built a pair of exoskeleton boots that are not that fashionable, but can reduce energy expenditure while walking by 7 percent without the need for an additional power source.

Geek April 7, 2015

Purely Mechanical Exoskeleton On Legs: Walking Easy To The Future

Scientists have invented a wearable device that decreases the amount of energy required to walk functionally — no motor or batteries needed.

April 6, 2015

'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' video provides peek at new game. Is it calling your name? (Video)

Sledgehammer Games offers viewers an extended look at how exoskeleton suits will reshape future wars waged by private security forces. 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' is the best game of our lives, says Sledgehammer.

Video Games September 3, 2014

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer mode features exosuits and customizable weapons and it's AWESOME

Activision has just announced the multiplayer mode for "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare." The new game has additions such as exoskeletons, custom weapons and loot drops.

Video Games August 12, 2014

Leg braces, exoskeletons, therapy - are wheelchairs about to become a thing of the past?

Paraplegics are seeing a new generation of technologies to allow them to walk again. Are wheelchairs about to become a thing of the past?

Life June 30, 2014

FDA approves marketing of ReWalk, exoskeleton that will let paraplegics walk

The ReWalk, a device invented by an Israeli quadriplegic that allows paraplegics to walk, will cost $69,500 and will be made available for patients who meet medical requirements and complete the required training.

Life June 27, 2014

World Cup 2014: Paraplegic teen in hi-tech exoskeleton suit officially kicks off world's biggest sporting event

Juliano Pinto, denied use of his legs, made the first kick of the 2014 World Cup games using just his mind - and a new bionic exoskeleton.

Life June 15, 2014

World Cup 2014: Paralyzed teen with min-controlled exoskeleton to kick off this year's biggest sporting event

Folks who are not fans of Football, have at least one reason to view the game on June 12, as a paralyzed teenager prepares to kick the first ball.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 28, 2014

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