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Iturri Ex(o)Perience Day 2018

October 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

For over half a century the Iturri Group has serviced Europe, South America, Asia and other continents with the most innovative technologies and concepts for personnel protection, civil defense, military defense and environmental protection. Most recently, they expanded their advanced technology reach to include Exoskeletons for the reduction [more]

Project MARCH is Redefining the Image of Student Led Exoskeleton Builds

October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Project MARCH is the student team of the Delft University of Technology that is developing an innovative and versatile exoskeleton, which is a motorized robotic armor, that can be used to let people with a spinal cord injury stand up and walk again. At this moment, the biomedical technology regarding exoskeletons is underdeveloped, so that people [more]

The Swiss Exoskeleton Landscape – A Human Augmentation Hub Hidden in the Mountains

October 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cheese, chocolate and mountains? All true stereotypes. But if you take a closer look at the alphorn blowing, direct democratic ski resort called Switzerland, you will find a very vibrant exoskeleton scene with many interesting players. In the very dynamic landscape of worldwide exoskeleton research, development and businesses, it is often hard to [more]

Roadmap for Army Exoskeleton Requirements: 2019 Robotics Industry Day

October 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

On August 29-30, the US Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, at Fort Benning, GA held their 2019 Robotics Industry Day. The meeting served as a kick-off event for the Robotics Autonomous Systems (RAS) Initial Capabilities Document (ICD), a roadmap for autonomous robotic systems and the foundation for the much awaited for Army Exoskeleton [more]

The WearRAcon Innovation Challenge 2019 is Now Open for Submissions!

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Wearable Robotics Association Innovation Challenge 2019 is now accepting submissions until January 20th of next year.  The challenge will pit inventors, student teams, labs, and emerging companies in a friendly competition of ingenuity and creativity.  Everyone from solo creators to full teams are invited to throw their hat in the ring. [more]

The San Francisco Bay Area is Becoming a Hub for Exoskeleton and Exosuit Technology

August 9, 2018 // 3 Comments

The San Francisco Bay Area is renowned as the world capital for software development and as the birthplace of the semiconductor industry.  But did you know that the SF Bay Area is also becoming a hub for exoskeleton and exosuit development?  Join us on a road trip around the bay and discover all of the research and development in the exo field [more]

WearRAcon18 Innovation Challenge

July 19, 2018 // 2 Comments

The Wearable Robotics Association Innovation Challenge 2018 brought once again single innovators, research labs, design teams and startup wearable companies from around the world in Phoenix in a friendly innovation challenge in front of the majority of the exoskeleton industry.  Entering into its third year, the WearRAcon18 Innovation Challenge [more]

Department of Defense DoD Exoskeleton Technical Interchange Meeting

July 12, 2018 // 1 Comment

Mr. Dale Ormond, Principal Director Research, in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense  -Research, and Engineering (OUSD R&E) and Mr. Doug Tamilio, Technical Director, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center (NSRDEC) sponsored a “DoD Exoskeleton Technical Interchange Meeting” hosted at the NSRDEC facility in Massachusetts. The [more]

WearRA Hip Exoskeleton Market – Review of Lift Assist Wearables

April 10, 2018 // 10 Comments

The Wearable Robotics Association Standards and Education Committee is proud to publish its first white paper: Hip Exoskeleton Market – Review of Lift Assist Wearables.  In just a few years, hip exoskeletons for movement assistance and work have gone from being virtually unknown to being sold and used around the globe. But to the untrained [more]

The Allure of Ski Exoskeletons

April 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

ROAM Robotics’ SKI Exoskeleton joins the Ski~Mojo and Againer to become the third wearable system for skiing.  What makes the ski slopes so alluring for exoskeleton developers and how do the three commercial knee assisting systems compare? Comparing Ski Exoskeletons in 2018 Ski Exoskeletons in 2018. From left to right: SKI Exoskeleton [more]

Ironhand by Bioservo Technologies

April 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

In March 2018, Bioservo Technologies launched the Ironhand® the successor to their soft powered glove for work and industry.  Bioservo bills the Ironhand as the world’s first robotic muscle strengthening system for professional use.  The design goal is to reduce fatigue and injury due to the repetition of the same grip motion. The [more]

Sarcos Robotics Forms Industry Focused Exoskeleton Technical Advisory Group X-TAG

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Ben Wolff, CEO of Sarcos® Robotics, the global leader in developing full body powered exoskeletons for work, industry, and logistics announced at WearRAcon18 the formation of the Exoskeleton Technical Advisory Group, X-TAG.  X-TAG is an industry focused collaborative effort comprised of executives from companies representing a broad range of [more]

WearRAcon18 Day Three Report

March 27, 2018 // 4 Comments

The 2018 Wearable Robotics Association Conference, WearRAcon18, wrapped up in its third and final day with presentations from the Cento Recerche Di Fiat and breakout sessions on exoskeletons for work and industry, assistance and rehabilitation, and the need for standardization. Dr. Massimo Di Pardo, Senior Researcher at the Cento Recerche Di Fiat [more]

WearRAcon18 Day Two Report

March 23, 2018 // 2 Comments

WearRAcon18, Greater Phoenix Economic Council The Wearable Robotics Association Conference 2018 continues on full blast at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in sunny Arizona.  WearRAcon18 day two opened up with an hour-long networking session and breakfast, which was in addition to the Opportunites Bridge Program. Unlike other days, the meetings began [more]

WearRAcon18 Day One Report

March 22, 2018 // 4 Comments

The Wearable Robotics Association third annual Wearable Robotics Conference, WearRAcon18, was off to a magnificent start with impressive keynote speakers, exciting hands-on exoskeleton demos, and industry-shattering announcements.  The full count isn’t in yet, but it appeared like the first day of WearRAcon18 had higher attendance than any [more]

Opportunity Bridge Program at WearRAcon18

March 15, 2018 // 1 Comment

The Opportunity Bridge Program will be hosted for the second time at the Wearable Robotics Association  Conference 2018, WearRAcon18.  The Opportunity Bridge Program is designed to help small organizations and teams meet with larger organizations through quick 10 minute introductory sessions.  Sign up sheets will be available during the [more]
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