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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]

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]

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]

Exoskeleton Events For July 2016

July 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

Webinars, seminars and everything in between; the exoskeleton industry is picking up speed and so is the frequency of exoskeleton related events.   This July 2016 promises to be a much lighter month than the previous one but there are still at least two webinars that should not be missed: Hocoma: How can advanced technology enable safe and early [more]

Wearable Robotics Events For June 2016

June 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

The exoskeleton industry is quickly starting to pick up speed and there are more and more related events being announced all the time.  While this is fantastic, it is also starting to get hard to keep track of all of them, so here is a cheat sheet for June 2016: (updated June 17th with Ekso Bionics Webinar and WearRA Standards Committee) Ekso [more]

Upcoming Event: Innorobo 2016 in May

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

The upcoming robotics exhibition Innorobo 2016 held May 24-26 in Paris, France, is going to feature multiple exoskeleton and wearable robotics companies.  Currently scheduled to attend are: RB3D, ExoAtlet, Gobio Robot, 2 Labs, Open Bionics and Kleiber Hand Bionics.  Here is a rundown on the exoskeleton presenters that you can expect to see at [more]

Silicon Valley Robot Block Party and Ideas on Educating the Public

April 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The ExR team had the opportunity to attend the Silicon Valley Robot Block Party held in April at the Jabil Blue Sky Center in San Jose, CA.  This is an annual event organized by Silicon Valley Robotics with the aim to introduce robotics and robotics technology to everyone who might be interested.  Admission was free, and thousands of visitors of [more]

WearRAcon16 Day 3 Report

February 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

The first Wearable Robotics Association Convention, WearRAcon16 wrapped up on its 3rd and final day.  Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end and so did the largest gathering of exoskeleton and wearable robotics researchers, engineers, evaluators and potential buyers.  WearRAcon16 Day 3 had one general session and four [more]

WearRAcon16 Wearable Robotics Conference, Feb 2016

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Wearable Robotics Association is proud to present the first Wearable Robotics Conference (WearRAcon) in 2016.  WearRAcon16 will take place in Phonex, Arizona, USA from the 10th to the 12th of February the upcoming year.  What makes this convention special is the specialization on exoskeleton and wearable robotics technology specifically. [more]

Cybathlon – Powered Exoskeleton Race, October 2016

September 9, 2015 // 3 Comments

The Cybathlon, or Cyber-Athlon, is a dedicated competition for people with disabilities and their mobility enabling devices.  The Cybathlon will be held on the 8th of October 2016 in the Swiss Arena in Zurich, Switzerland.  The event is organized by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich).  Hocoma, the maker of the [more]