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Mindwalker – mind-controlled exoskeleton could help disabled people

By Damir Beciri
10 March 2013

mindwalker-project-1An international group of researchers from Europe is working on the Mind-controlled orthosis and VR-training environment for walk empowering (Mindwalker) project – a project where they devise a system that could help individuals with spinal cord injury. Aside helping people with spinal cord injury, this combination of an exoskeleton and a brain-machine interface could also… »

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Wearable exoskeleton helps paraplegics walk

By Damir Beciri
6 Comments3 November 2012

vanderbilt-exoskeleton-brian-shaffeOver a year ago we reported about a smart lower-limb prosthetic developed by researchers at the Vanderbilt University, and they recently presented a powered exoskeleton that enables people with severe spinal cord injuries to perform tasks such as standing, walking, sitting and climbing stairs. Although these exoskeletons haven’t yet been approved for home use, their… »

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Berkeley Bionics eLEGS exoskeleton could help paraplegics walk

By Damir Beciri
One Comment9 October 2010

amanda-walk-in-elegs-exoskeletonBerkeley Bionics developed the first practical exoskeleton and the first untethered exoskeleton in the world. Later on, through a licensed agreement with Lockheed Martin Corporation, they came up with HULC exoskeleton which is meant for military use. A few days ago they unveiled similarly looking eLEGS, a wearable, artificially intelligent, bionic device that powers paraplegics… »

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Lockheed Martin HULC robotic exoskeleton will operate longer

By Damir Beciri
One Comment22 January 2010

lockheed-martin-hulc-robotic-exoskeletonAfter writing about Japanese HAL-5 robotic exoskeleton, in this article we’re going to write about Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) robotic exoskeleton. Developed by Lockheed Martin and Berkeley Bionics, the HULC robotic exoskeleton doesn’t boost the arm strength as some of the other robotic exoskeletons (including HAL-5) but it rather increases user’s capability to wear… »

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Cyberdyne HAL-5 – exoskeleton robot

By Damir Beciri
10 Comments4 October 2009

cyberdyne-hal-5-0Robotic exoskeletons can be helpful in many ways as assisting the disabled and elderly in their daily tasks, or easing of any physically demanding task such as disaster rescue or construction. The HAL 5 exoskeleton helps the wearer to carry out a variety of everyday tasks, including standing up from a chair, walking, climbing up… »