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*+-The first veteran provided an exoskeleton for personal use that enables him to walk will be in California next week as part of a veteran’s health summit that will include a look at the future of bionics. The event, the Veterans Innovation Summit for Investing & Technology, VISIT, intends to bring together individuals, industry and […]

*+-The Pentagon has acquired two high-tech exoskeletons designed to make it much easier for Navy shipyard workers to suspend and hold heavy hand-held tools such as riveters, grinders and sanders. The so-called FORTIS exoskeleton is an unpowered, lightweight exoskeleton that increases an operator’s strength and endurance by transferring the weight of heavy loads from the […]