Engineers at Vanderbilt University have developed smart underwear, which they say can limit back pain and strain. In a study, the clothing was shown to decrease stress on lower back muscles during bending and lifting tasks.
A new brain stent could let paralyzed people control exoskeletons with their thoughts. The device is inserted into the jugular vein and plugs directly into the brain, without having to perform surgery on the skull.
A powered exoskeleton connected to the waist supports people as they walks, preventing dangerous slips and stumbles. Created by researchers at EPFL, the device is lightweight and easy to personalize for movement on the go.
Toyota unveiled a new robotic leg brace at its head office in Tokyo today. It’s called the Welwalk WW-1000 and it may help bring mobility back to partially paralyzed people, by assisting in their rehabilitation therapy.
Rapael is a line of rehabilitation products, which use a biofeedback gaming system to empower patients through their therapy. The Rapael Smart Glove is a Bluetooth glove that’s packed with sensors to measure finger and wrist movements.
The company behind a medical exoskeleton called Phoenix has just announced a new modular exoskeleton called MAX. It consists of separate back, shoulder, and leg modules that are intended to be worn together or independently, depending on…