Rokids

Rokids by Roki Robotics is a pediatric modular, powered lower body rehabilitation hip-knee exoskeleton.  It is designed by a startup company in Mexico in association with a multitude of local academic and business groups.

Description

Rokids is a pediatric exoskeleton for walking assistance. It plays on Roki, the name of the powered gait-assist exoskeletons for adults and “kids.” This rehabilitation wearable robot is meant to allow children with little or no ability to generate force in their legs to get up and walk while supervised by an operator or a mobility aid such as a walker. The exo was explicitly designed for children with mild to moderate hemiplegia, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, or leg muscle weakness in mind.

Specifications & Details:

  • It can be disassembled into three pieces (backpack, left, and right leg) and placed in a suitcase for transportation.
  • Rechargeable battery with 5 hours of use per charge.
  • Internal sensor network with more than 15 input sources.
  • 16.4 kg total device weight (36 lb). Note that the weight goes directly into the ground.

Best for children:

  • Best used for kids six years and older
  • Maximum weight of 60 kg (132 lb)
  • Maximum height: 100 cm (3′ 3″)

Roki Robotics, MIND 1E Av. Faro 2350, Col. Verde Valle, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, CP 44550, website

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