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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]

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]

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]

First Ever Applied Collegiate Exoskeleton Competition 2018 Coming May 5, 2018

March 6, 2018 // 1 Comment

Friendly competition is the best way to spur innovation.  The first ever Applied Collegiate Exoskeleton Competition (ACE) aims to push forward exoskeleton technology at the collegiate level.  Scheduled to be held on May 5, 2018, ACE intends to bring student teams from across the U.S.  The teams will design and build in their respective [more]

Industrial Exoskeleton Workshop: Columbus OH, March 9, 2018

February 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

A workshop on industrial exoskeletons will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, on March 9, 2018, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (EST). The workshop is organized by the Division of Safety & Hygiene of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and is held in conjunction with the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, [more]

Major Exoskeleton and Exosuit Events For 2018

February 15, 2018 // 2 Comments

As the exoskeleton industry begins to pick up speed the number of dedicated to exoskeleton and exosuit events are on the rise as well.  Here are some of the top must-go-to events for 2018.  Don’t worry if you have missed some of them as most are reccurring, but do take steps not to miss the bigger events that are still coming up! Jan [more]

WearRAcon18: What to expect from the world’s biggest wearable robotics event!

January 18, 2018 // 2 Comments

The 2018 Wearable Robotics Association Conference, WearRAcon18, is scheduled for March 21-23 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Scottsdale Arizona.  This will be the third annual WearRAcon.  Don’t let the name of the location deceive you, Scottsdale is directly adjacent to Phoenix, and all three of these exoskeleton signature events will [more]

NATO Integration of the Exoskeleton in the Battlefield Project

January 4, 2018 // 1 Comment

The first workshop of the NATO Integration of the Exoskeleton in the Battlefield Project was held on November 14th & 15th at the Magnus Hotel in Slovakia.  This is the first of a series of workshops that will culminate in a three-day event in March 2018. Timeline for the Integration of the Exoskeleton in the Battlefield Project: Workshop 1: [more]

Wearable Robotics Association Innovation Challenge 2017

April 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

Where else could you find a wearable sensor network, a variable stiffness prosthetic ankle, an inflatable powered glove, and an exoskeleton do-it-yourself kit presented back-to-back?  Only at the Wearable Robotics Association Conference Innovation Challenge 2017 at WearRAcon17.  The WearRAcon17 Innovation Challenge was designed to give smaller [more]

WearRAcon17 Day Three Report

April 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

The WearRAcon17 finished strong with presentations by wearable robotics experts and rising stars of the exoskeleton industry.  Some of the WearRAcon17 day three featured speakers included: Dr. Conor Walsh, Harvard University Dr. David Reinkensmeyer, University of California Irvine Dr. Tim Swift, Roam Robotics Jie Gu, Fourier Intelligence (North [more]

WearRAcon17 Day Two Report

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

The second day of the largest wearable robotics conference for 2017 continued the theme from day one of alternating technical developments with their business ramifications.  This is one of the largest improvement to the Wearable Robotics Association Conference format.  The conference is not just focused on exoskeleton technical developments, [more]

WearRAcon17 Day One Report

April 20, 2017 // 2 Comments

The first day of the largest wearable robotics conference for 2017 brought the CEOs and representatives of nearly every single major exoskeleton company! April 19, 2017, marked the opening day of the second Wearable Robotics Association Conference or WearRAcon17.  Organized by the Wearable Robotics Association, this year’s conference has a [more]

Exoskeleton Events April 2017, this is going to be an action packed month!

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Looks like April is shaping up to be a jam-packed month filled with wearable robotics and exoskeleton related events.   Coming up are the Wearable Robotics Association Conference 2017 (WearRAcon17), and the DoD Future Warfighter Symposium. In addition, April 2017 will also feature a handful of shorter, 1 to 2-hour long meetups: a session of the [more]

Overarching Themes of the Exoskeleton Technical Interchange Meeting

February 9, 2017 // 2 Comments

This January 2017 was the Exoskeleton Technical Interchange Meeting.  The meeting was co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Army NSRDEC.  As planned, the event brought together over 150 participants from the industrial, military, and medical communities.  In attendance were exoskeleton developers, [more]
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