An exoskeleton is a second skeletal frame, wrapped about the body, and corresponding to the positions of the torso, head, arms and legs. It is independently powered and usually made of metal.
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HAL is a powered exoskeleton suit created by 48 year old Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankai of Tsukuba University, Japan.
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Two New Zealand inventors have produced what they claim are the world's first robotic legs to help paraplegics walk again.
The bionic legs were road-tested publicly for the first time Thursday by 23-year-old Hayden Allen who...
Every year thousands of people in Europe are paralysed by a spinal cord injury. Many are young adults, facing the rest of their lives confined to a wheelchair. Although no medical cure currently exists, in the future they could be able to w...
A robotic exoskeleton has been developed to aid those who require extra strength, and are frail of body to begin with, by Yoshiyuki Sankai of the University of Tsukuba in Japan.
Dubbed HAL, or hybrid assistive limb, the lates...
A new exoskeletal frame from MIT takes a different tack to usual. This one does not make it easier for the muscles to move, it makes it easier to carry a large weight.
With obvious implications for construction, and military ...
HAL, Hybrid Assistive Limb version 5, is finally making it to mass production after a ten year development cycle.
This bionic suit gives its wearer extra strength by encasing the wearer's major muscle groups in a worn exoske...