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CYBERDYNE’s Medical HAL Obtains FDA Marketing Clearance as Class II Medical Device

December 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

The Japanese exoskeleton manufacturer and one of the largest exoskeleton companies in the world, CYBERDYNE Inc., has obtained marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its HAL for Medical Use (Lower Limb Type), also referred to as  “Medical HAL.”  Starting Dec 17th, the company can expand the marketing [more]

HAL for Medical Use Exoskeleton To Be Sold As Medical Device In Japan

December 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

The HAL lower limb rehabilitation exoskeleton for medical use (HAL® for Medical Use) has been approved to be manufactured and sold as a Medical Device by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.  This is a great success for the Japanese company CYBERDYNE which is one of the oldest commercial entities to specialize exclusively with [more]

Commercial Exoskeletons From the Eyes of Physiotherapist

October 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

How are exoskeletons perceived from the point of view of a professional physiotherapist?  What information is available to them and what do they look for in a powered exoskeleton?  We often write about what new ideas and inspirations xxsearchers and entrepreneurs have in the wearable robotics field.  We also try to monitor the public’s [more]

Samsung Submits Wearable Robot US Patent Application

May 26, 2015 // 2 Comments

The United States Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application by Korean electronics giant, Samsung Electronics in May 2015.  The patent application titled: Wearable Robot And Method For Controlling the Same, comes with 12 figures and was originally submitted on the 3rd of September 2014.  The primary inventor is Chang Hyun ROH who [more]