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Ekso Bionics

Ekso Bionics

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Ekso Bionics designs and develops commercial exoskeletons for the healthcare, industrial, military, and consumer markets. Our exoskeleton systems work in conjunction with the operator to enhance strength, endurance, and mobility. These systems serve multiple markets and can be used both by persons with physical disabilities and by able-bodied users as well. We have sold, rented, or leased devices that enable individuals with neurological conditions affecting gait [e.g., spinal cord injury (SCI) or stroke] to rehabilitate and to walk again; allow industrial and construction workers to perform heavy duty work with increased efficiency and reduced strain; and permit soldiers to carry heavy loads for long distances while mitigating lower back, knee, and ankle injuries.

Chapter Contents:

  • 14.1 Business overview
  • 14.2 Rehabilitation robotics
  • 14.2.1 Ekso GT
  • 14.2.2 Market overview
  • 14.2.3 Clinical evidence and reimbursement
  • 14.2.4 Current sales and marketing efforts
  • 14.2.5 After sales service
  • 14.2.6 Manufacturing and supply chain
  • 14.3 Home mobility
  • 14.4 Able-bodied industrial applications
  • 14.5 Ekso Labs
  • 14.6 Intellectual property
  • 14.7 Competition
  • 14.8 Research and development
  • 14.9 Governmental regulation and product approval
  • 14.9.1 US regulation
  • 14.9.2 Foreign regulation
  • 14.10 Corporate information

Inspec keywords: medical robotics; industrial robots; military equipment; wearable robots

Other keywords: Ekso bionics; military robotics; consumer markets; healthcare; commercial exoskeletons; industrial robotics

Subjects: Robotics; Military control systems; Control in industrial production systems; Prosthetic and orthotic control systems

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