Bioservo’s grip-strengthening glove gains support

August 31st, 2020

Photo: Bioservo Technologies AB. A new study has been published that shows the positive effects of using Bioservo's technology to strengthen the grip of the hand. The latest study investigated using the assisted robotic glove in the home environment for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), or who have had a stroke. The latest in a […]

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Walking again with a brain-controlled exoskeleton

October 21st, 2019

A 65 kilogram robotic suit has helped a paralyzed man walk again. The suit uses advanced computer software and two brain implants that read and transmit information from the part of the patient’s brain that controls motor function. Photo: Fonds de Dotation Clinatec  (Clinatec Endowment Fund) Grenoble. As reported on, the patient had surgery to […]

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Mechanical exoskeleton developed for manual workers

October 8th, 2018

Italian technology and innovation company Comau has created MATE (muscular aiding tech exoskeleton), a wearable ergonomic support device that eases the strain of repetitive movements. Developed in collaboration with ÖSSUR, an Icelandic noninvasive orthopedic company, and IUVO, a spin-off company of the Italian BioRobotics Institute specializing in wearable technologies, the MATE Exoskeleton is able to […]

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Harvard researchers personalize soft exosuit devices

March 26th, 2018

Soft, assistive devices, such as the exosuit being designed by the Harvard Biodesign Lab, work best when the wearer and the robot are in sync. But every person moves a bit differently, and tailoring the robot’s parameters for an individual user is a time-consuming and inefficient process. Now, however, researchers from the Wyss Institute for […]

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Extraordinary workwear

August 7th, 2017

VR and AR industries offer high-tech solutions for demanding work environments There was a time when “workwear” meant basically suits and coveralls, but the sector is now recognised as covering a broad field that stretches from spacesuits to medical workers. Providing protection, comfort and identification are standard, but it is challenging for the textile industry […]

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