exoskeletons

Exosuit makes stroke survivors walk farther

Exosuit makes stroke survivors walk farther

Research study in stroke survivors with chronic hemiparesis shows soft exosuit technology to bring immediate improvements in walking speed and endurance tests.

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

Researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.

Robot-powered outfit is being fashioned to help seniors walk

Robot-powered outfit is being fashioned to help seniors walk

A new line of wearable robotics - a lightweight version of the armor that comic hero Iron Man wears - could keep seniors on their feet longer.

An exoskeleton allows a tetraplegic patient to move

An exoskeleton allows a tetraplegic patient to move

A 4-limb robotic system controlled by brain signals helped a tetraplegic man to move his arms and walk using a ceiling-mounted harness for balance.

Walk and run more easily with an exosuit

Walk and run more easily with an exosuit

A versatile, portable exosuit that assists both walking and running highlights the potential for lightweight and non-restrictive wearable robots outside the lab.

A breakthrough for soft robots to advance artificial muscles

A breakthrough for soft robots to advance artificial muscles

Scientists have developed a tiny pump that could play a big role in the development of autonomous soft robots, lightweight exoskeletons and smart clothing.