exoskeletons

The US Army Is Exploring Mechanical Third Arms And Exoskeletons For Soldiers

The US Army Is Exploring Mechanical Third Arms And Exoskeletons For Soldiers

We’re still a long way from a Metroid-style space bounty hunter suit, but the US military is prototyping new wearables to enhance soldiers’ combat abilities. These include an exoskeleton similar to those being trialled for factory workers, and a prosthetic arm device, officially named the “Third Arm”, meant to make…

This Robotic Exoskeleton Saves The Human Body Precious Energy

This Robotic Exoskeleton Saves The Human Body Precious Energy

As machines go, the human body is an extraordinarily efficient one. The way we move — our arm swing, cadence, step length — is all calibrated to minimise energy consumption, allowing the body to get the maximum mileage out of the kilojoules it consumes. But in the burgeoning field of…

Vodafone Is Helping To Make Exoskeltons

Vodafone Is Helping To Make Exoskeltons

Meet the world’s first and only exoskeleton approved for use with both stroke patients and spinal cord injuries — the Ekso GT from Ekso Bionics. Strapped over your clothing, the exoskeleton enables you to achieve mobility, strength, or endurance not otherwise possible. Vodafone’s network and global Internet of Things (IoT)…