news    views    podcast    learn    |    about    contribute     republish    

robotic exoskeletons

Supersuit in the future? Source: Bigstockphoto
Supersuit in the future? Source: Bigstockphoto

Children with a rare neurological disease were recently given the chance to walk for the first time thanks to a new robotic exoskeleton. These devices – which are essentially robotic suits that give artificial movement to a user’s limbs – are set to become an increasingly common way of helping people who’ve lost the use of their legs to walk. But while today’s exoskeletons are mostly clumsy, heavy devices, new technology could make them much easier and more natural to use by creating a robotic skin.



RoboBee’s Untethered Flight
May 20, 2020


Are you planning to crowdfund your robot startup?

Need help spreading the word?

Join the Robohub crowdfunding page and increase the visibility of your campaign