Ekso is a wearable exoskeleton that can augment a person's physical capabilities. It's currently used to get people with lower-extremity paralysis or weakness standing up and walking.
Capable of adjusting to different body sizes. Equipped with a wireless usage monitor and three walking modes for progressive rehabilitation activity.
167.6 cm | 66 in (max); 145 cm | 57 in (min)
35.6 cm | 14 in
54.6 cm | 21.5 in
22.7 kg | 50 lb
1.61 km/h | 1 mph (depends on user)
More than 30 sensors to measure position, force, and other variables.
Four electromechanical actuators (located at the knees and hips)
Swappable lithium-polymer batteries
Custom C code
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
6 (4 actuated, 2 passive)
Advanced aluminum and composite structure.
$130,000 (includes Ekso plus support and training program)