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Eugene Yoon Hikes Pacific Crest Trail Raising Thousands For Stranger

November 2, 2015 // 2 Comments

In a truly heart warming story, a San Fransisco Bay Area man hikes 2650 miles to raise money for a ReWalk exoskeleton for a stranger!  Eugene Yoon from Castro Valley, California, USA soloed the entire Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail that stretches from the border of Mexico to Canada and goes through the states of California, Arizona and [more]

Ekso-Bash: Trashing Ekso Bionics’ Image and Lessons Learned

June 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

When talking or writing about exoskeletons as medical devices, it is normally done in a positive tone of voice.  A reader researching the medical robotics market should be left with the impression that progress is made and new technologies will soon become available to improve the quality of life for people suffering from various mobility [more]

SCI-FIT, Rise of the Private Rehabilitation Centers?

March 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

When it comes to discussing exoskeletons for rehabilitation there are usually two possibilities: hospital or home use.  Patients can be brought to a hospital, equipped with exoskeleton rehabilitation devices and staffed with trained medical professionals.  In the second option, patients may purchase an exoskeleton device for home use.   The [more]

Overselling the Dream of Personal Use Exoskeletons

March 8, 2015 // 3 Comments

Maintaining a consistent public message of what modern exoskeleton technology can and can’t do in the media is a tricky business.  Present exoskeleton capabilities in a methodical and conservative fashion and you risk not generating any interest or excitement.  Exaggerate or oversell the current capabilities of exoskeleton technology and [more]

NBC 5 Dallas – ReWalk

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

NBC 5 Dallas – Fort Worth covers React, a spinal cord injury recovery gym that has just received a ReWalk exoskeleton.  This news segment presents the ReWalk Exoskeleton in a particularly positive light. The women in the video clearly have different experience levels using the device, however they are all able to move fluidly and more [more]
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