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Inside Cybathlon, with Anni Kern

Robohub Podcast · Inside Cybathlon Kate speaks with Anni Kern, Head of Communication, strategy, and teams at Cybathlon for over four years. She describes the motivation and concepts for the Cybath...
16 February 2021, by
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Hyundai’s Exoskeletons, with Sangin Park

In this interview, Audrow Nash speaks with Sangin Park, Senior Research Engineer at Hyundai, about exoskeletons. Park describes three exoskeleton prototypes: one for helping workers reduce back pain, ...
14 May 2018, by

Robot-driven device improves crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy

In the U.S., 3.6 out of 1000 school-aged children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP). Their symptoms include abnormal gait patterns which results in joint degeneration over time. Slow walking spee...
27 July 2017, by
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IASP 2016: Prostheses and Finding Shoes, with Vadim Kotenev and Vagan Martirosyan

In this episode, Audrow Nash and Christina Brester conduct interviews at the 2016 International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation conference in Moscow, Russia. They speak with Vadim...
09 June 2017, by and

EduExo: Robotic exoskeletons for everyone

For decades robotic exoskeletons were the subject of science fiction novels and movies. But in recent years, exoskeleton technology has made huge progress towards reality and exciting research project...
22 May 2017, by

Hard at work: A review of the Laevo Exoskeleton

Back pain is one of the leading causes of work absenteeism in the UK, with 8.8 million days lost to work-related muscoskeletal disorders per year. On average, each case causes 16 days of absenteeism, ...
23 February 2017, by


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Soft exosuit economies: Understanding the costs of lightening the load

Last year, Harvard’s soft exosuit team provided first proof-of-concept results showing that its wearable robot could lower energy expenditure in healthy people walking with a load on their back. Mad...
30 January 2017, by
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A Wearable Robotic Extra-Finger for Grasp Compensation, with Domenico Prattichizzo

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Domenico Prattichizzo, Professor of Robotics at the University of Siena and Senior Scientist at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Genova in Italy, about a ...
07 January 2017, by
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ExoAtlet: Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation, with Ekaterina Bereziy

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Ekaterina Bereziy, Founder and CEO of ExoAtlet, about exoskeletons for the disabled and for rehabilitation. Transcript below....
02 September 2016, by
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Human 2.0: Exoskeletons and Orthoses, with Hugh Herr

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Hugh Herr, Director of the Biomechatronics Group at MIT. Herr talks about the accident that led to the amputation of both of his legs below the knee and how th...
20 August 2016, by

Indego joins Ekso with FDA exoskeleton approvals

Indego is the result of 10 years of development by engineers at Vanderbilt University, funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. In 2012 it was licensed to Parker Hann...
14 March 2016, by

Understanding joint impedance with a knee exoskeleton

When designing exoskeletons for rehabilitation of patients after spinal cord injury or stroke, a constant concern is creating them to be as natural as possible to best enable user training to rebuild ...
09 February 2016, by

Bioinspired robotics #3: Wearables, with Conor Walsh

In the Disruptive Podcast series, Terrence McNally speaks directly with Wyss Institute researchers, exploring what motivates them and how they envision our future as might be impacted by their disrup...
01 December 2015, by

Body-enhancing exoskeletons could be stepping into industrial trials next year

by Jon Cartwright Wearable technology uses electric motors and springs to augment the strength and balance of the human body. It has long been the subject of military research, but now engineers be...
01 December 2015, by

Clinical trials begin for Russia’s first medical exoskeleton

Clinical trials of Russia’s first medical exoskeleton have begun in a Moscow hospital, marking the latest step in the Skolkovo-backed innovation’s battle to reach the market....
13 August 2015, by

Japan’s Haneda Airport to deploy 3 types of robots from Cyberdyne

View image | gettyimages.com [clear] Cyberdyne, the inventor of the HAL exoskeleton, is expanding their product line and Japan's Haneda Airport is their first customer....
13 July 2015, by

Noonee testing Chairless Chair exoskeleton at Audi production plants

Last month, Swiss startup noonee completed the first round of testing for their Chairless Chair with German car manufacturer Audi. The Chairless Chair is a wearable sitting exoskeleton for peopl...
06 May 2015, by

Unpowered exoskeleton improves efficiency of human walking

Humans have evolved to be incredibly efficient at walking. In fact, simulations of human locomotion show that walking on level ground and at a steady speed should theoretically require no power input ...

Walking assistive devices for the elderly

When thinking about robots that can be used to care for the elderly, most people imagine humanoid robots that are meant to help with cooking, cleaning and socializing. But what if robots could be u...
07 January 2015, by and

Mind-controlled robotic legs? It’s possible | The Telegraph

A research group led by electrical and computer engineering expert Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal is working on a brain-machine interface that could enable users to control a pair of robotic legs with thei...
07 August 2014, by
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Ekso Bionics, with Russ Angold

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks to Russ Angold, co-founder and CTO of Ekso Bionics, about the wearable bionic suit, Ekso. This suit enables individuals with any amount of lower extremity weakness ...
26 July 2014, by

3 exoskeleton companies go public

First came Ekso Bionics with an alternative public offering that netted $30.3 million; then Cyberdyne let its stock be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange; and last week the WSJ reported that ReWalk Ro...
14 July 2014, by

Noonee: The chairless Chair

Noonee® is a new Start Up company coming out of research in robotics in Switzerland. Aimed at solving healthcare problems within the manufacturing industry, noonee adopts a Chairless Chair® approac...
20 June 2014, by

Exoskeleton with haptic sensors helps paralysed man to kick off World Cup

VIDEO UPDATE 06/13 It’s June 2014 and all eyes are on Brazil. If you’re a football fan then June 12th is the day you’ve been waiting for, but eagle-eyed technophiles are likely to have noticed o...
12 June 2014, by

Exclusive Q&A: World cup kickoff looms for demo of brain-controlled machine | Science

During the World Cup next week, there may be 1 minute during the opening ceremony when the boisterous stadium crowd in São Paulo falls silent: when a paraplegic young person wearing a brain-controlle...
12 June 2014, by

Activelink Power Loader gives HAL some competition, but who’s going to Fukushima?

New Japanese exoskeleton pushing into HAL's (potential) marketshare We of the robot/technology nerd demo are well aware of the non-ironically, ironically named HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) exoskelet...
22 January 2013, by

Power Loader power amplification exoskeleton robot

This power amplification robot, called Power Loader, is currently under development by Activelink, a Panasonic subsidiary venture. The aim is to achieve a robot that can freely utilize power beyond...
08 January 2013, by

Walkbot – exoskeleton rehab therapy

A Korean exoskeleton robot designed specifically for gait training rehabilitation. See on www.youtube.com Gizmag has the story....
04 January 2013, by

NASA X1 robotic exoskeleton

NASA's X1 robotic exoskeleton is a mechanical suit designed to help astronauts exercise while in space, and here on Earth it can help paraplegics walk. In space, the joints would be configured to resi...
03 November 2012, by

Exoskeletons: New and old

With NASA's X1 Robotic Exoskeleton in the news today, it's timely to look at the increasing range of exoskeletons in development or use today.   X1 (NASA, IHMC) Built in conjunction with...
12 October 2012, by







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