Robotic exoskeletons are a staple of sci-fi, pointing to a future where technology can overcome serious injury and bestow superhuman powers on people. But that future is here today for Paul Thacker, who uses an exoskeleton about once a month to stand up and walk around — no small feat, considering he's paralyzed from the chest down.
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Vanderbilt engineers have developed an exoskeleton for people paralyzed below the waist that they say is more compact and cheaper than existing versions.
A robotic exoskeleton developed as a spin-off from NASA's Robonaut 2 project could help astronauts stay healthier in space, and paraplegics walk.
The Pentagon has conducted an enormous amount of research over the years to develop exoskeleton suits that can be used to help soldiers carry weapons and gear.
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Berkeley Bionics has launched a bionic exoskeleton aimed at civilian use, aimed at helping paraplegics walk again.
Raytheon has completed development of its second-gen combat Exoskeleton, which is significantly lighter, faster and stronger than its predecessor.
A New Zealand company has developed the world's first robotic legs, enabling a man who'd been in a wheelchair for five years to walk again.
A team of scientists and engineers at Raytheon are designing an advanced military robotic suit that could eventually be worn by US troops on future battlefields.