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A team of graduate students in Caltech is developing a new method of generating gaits for robotic assistive devices, which aims to guarantee stability and achieve more natural locomotion for different users.

Making Robotic Assistive Walking More Natural

Matthew partnered with a local student to undertake research using the Ultimaker S5 that went on to be recognized at the UN COP26 conference.

UCLan: 3D printing award-winning medical research into exoskeletons

Director of Installation and Maintenance for VodafoneZiggo, Nicole Hoebink lives “happily” in Den Bosch with her husband and her 14-year-old son. Walking their dogs is one of her favorite activities to relax and clear up her mind. Nicole has a background in economics.

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Working closely with users and therapists, EPFL spin-off Emovo Care has developed a light and easy-to-attach hand exoskeleton for people unable to grasp objects following a stroke or accident. The device has been successfully tested in several hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

Exoskeleton device helps stroke victims regain hand function

In this episode, we talk about how exoskeleton technology is being leveraged to treat parkinsons and how a new approach for more efficient, personalized exoskeletons could be the catalyst for wide scale adaptation.

Podcast: Personalized Exoskeletons & Treating Parkinson's

Users who could adjust the timing, torque of an ankle exoskeleton typically found comfortable settings in under two minutes.

Exoskeletons with personalize-your-own settings

Ultrasound measurements of muscle dynamics provide customized, activity-specific assistance

A personalized exosuit for real-world walking

In manufacturing, work-related lower-back injuries from lifting and handling heavy objects account for approximately $100 billion in medical bills annually in the United States, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Increased cognitive demands offset exoskeleton advantages, research finds

New research shows that the benefits people could reap from exoskeletons rely heavily on having time to train with the device.

Stanford exoskeleton research demonstrates the importance of training

Alexey Ledyukov, a student at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, has designed an exoskeleton that will be able to help lift up to 80 kilograms easily. At the same time, the suit itself doesn’t weigh much: you can move and even run in it freely.

Student Designs an Active Exoskeleton to Lift Weight

Mechanical Engineering Professor Sunil Agrawal gets people back on their feet

Your Next Physical Therapist Could be a Robot

Prof. Gordon Cheng on the challenges of fusing robotics and neuroscience

"The machine as an extension of the body"

Luvas Extensoras Biônicas (LEB): Bionic Extension Gloves when "worn" by a person who keeps their hands closed most of the time due to neurological, motor and other problems, are able to extend their fingers by opening their hands as wide as possible.

Bionic Extension Gloves enable to play piano

A shoddily tailored suit or a shrunken T-shirt may not be the most stylish, but wearing them is unlikely to hurt more than your reputation.

Exoskeleton Research Marches Forward With NIST Study on Fit

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