News tagged with exoskeleton

Making sense of Iron Man's science

With this week's release of the new Captain America movie, Civil War, it's another opportunity to see Captain Rogers and Tony Stark as Iron Man draw on their superhuman strength and technology—even if they bring it to bear ...

dateApr 26, 2016 in Engineering
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Exoskeleton helps the paralyzed to walk

Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And although daily life is more accessible to wheelchair users, they still face physical and social limitations. But UC Berkeley's ...

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Robotics
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Exoskeleton to ensure an active old age

Researchers from Aalborg University are involved in an international project to develop portable robot skeletons for the elderly so they can continue to be active longer. Think of it as a tool, not as a robot, says researcher.

dateOct 15, 2015 in Robotics
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First exoskeleton for industry unveiled

Production workers often lift up to 10 metric tons of material a day. According to the Work Foundation Alliance (Lancaster, UK), 44 million workers in the EU suffer from work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Now researchers ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Robotics
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