Wearable Robots, Exoskeletons: Market Shares, Market Strategies

Wearable Robots, Industrial Exoskeletons: Market Shares, Market Strategies, and Market Forecasts, 2016 to 2021

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Wearable Robots, Exoskeletons leverage better technology, they support high quality, lightweight materials and long life batteries. Wearable robots, industrial exoskeletons are used for permitting workers to lift 250 pounds and not get hurt while lifting, this is as close to superhuman powers as the comic books have imagined. The industrial exoskeletons are used to assist with weight lifting for workers while being as easy to use as getting dressed in the morning: Designs with multiple useful features are available. The study has 454 pages and 164 tables and figures

Industrial workers and warfighters can perform at a higher level when wearing an exoskeleton. Exoskeletons can enable aerospace workers to work more efficiently when building or repairing airplanes. Industrial robots are very effective for ship building where heavy lifting can injure workers.

Exoskeleton devices have the potential to be adapted further for expanded use in every aspect of industry. Workers benefit from powered human augmentation technology because they can offload some of the dangerous part of lifting and supporting heavy tools. Robots assist wearers with lifting activities, improving the way that a job is performed and decreasing the quantity of disability. For this reason it is anticipated that industrial exoskeleton robots will have very rapid adoption once they are fully tested and proven to work effectively for a particular task.

Exoskeletons are being developed in the U.S., China, Korea, Japan, and Europe. They are generally intended for logistical and engineering purposes, due to their short range and short battery life. Most exoskeletons can operate independently for several hours. Chinese manufacturers express hope that upgrades to exoskeletons extending the battery life could make them suitable for frontline infantry in difficult environments, including mountainous terrain.

Exoskeletons are capable of transferring the weight of heavy loads to the ground through powered legs without loss of human mobility. This can increase the distance that soldiers can cover in a day, or increase the load that they can carry though difficult terrain. Exoskeletons can significantly reduce operator fatigue and exposure to injury.

Industrial robots help with lifting, walking, and sitting Exoskeletons can be used to access efficiency of movement and improve efficiency.

Industrial workers and warfighters can perform at a higher level when wearing an exoskeleton. Exoskeletons can enable aerospace workers to work more efficiently when building or repairing airplanes. Industrial robots are very effective for ship building where heavy lifting can injure workers. Medical and military uses have driven initial exoskeleton development to date. New market opportunities of building and repair in the infrastructure, aerospace, and shipping industries offer large opportunity for growth of the exoskeleton markets.

Wearable robots, exoskeletons units are evolving additional functionality rapidly. Wearable robots functionality is used to assist to personal mobility via exoskeleton robots. They promote upright walking and relearning of lost functions. Exoskeletons are helping older people move after a stroke. Exoskeleton s deliver higher quality rehabilitation, provide the base for a growth strategy for clinical facilities.

Exoskeletons support occupational heavy lifting. Exoskeletons are poised to play a significant role in warehouse management, ship building, and manufacturing. Usefulness in occupational markets is being established. Emerging markets promise to have dramatic and rapid growth.

Industrial workers and warfighters can perform at a higher level when wearing an exoskeleton. Exoskeletons can enable paraplegics to walk again. Devices have the potential to be adapted further for expanded use in healthcare and industry. Elderly people benefit from powered human augmentation technology. Robots assist wearers with walking and lifting activities, improving the health and quality of life for aging populations.

Exoskeletons are being developed in the U.S., China, Korea, Japan, and Europe. They are useful in medical markets. They are generally intended for logistical and engineering purposes, due to their short range and short battery life. Most exoskeletons can operate independently for several hours. Chinese manufacturers express hope that upgrades to exoskeletons extending the battery life could make them suitable for frontline infantry in difficult environments, including mountainous terrain.

In the able-bodied field, Ekso, Lockheed Martin, Sarcos / Raytheon, BAE Systems, Panasonic, Honda, Daewoo, Noonee, Revision Military, and Cyberdyne are each developing some form of exoskeleton for military and industrial applications. The field of robotic exoskeleton technology remains in its infancy.

Robotics has tremendous ability to support work tasks and reduce disability. Disability treatment with sophisticated exoskeletons is anticipated to providing better outcomes for patients with paralysis due to traumatic injury. With the use of exoskeletons, patient recovery of function is subtle or non existent, but getting patients able to walk and move around is of substantial benefit. People using exoskeleton robots are able to make continued progress in regaining functionality even years after an injury.

Wearable Robots, Exoskeletons at $36.5 million in 2015 are anticipated to reach $2.1 billion by 2021. All the measurable revenue in 2015 is from medical exoskeletons. New technology from a range of vendors provides multiple designs that actually work and will be on the market soon. This bodes well for market development.

Companies Profiled

Market Leaders

  • Ekso Bionics
  • Sarcos / Raytheon
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Daewoo
  • BAE Systems
  • Panasonic
  • Honda
  • Daewoo
  • Noonee
  • Revision Military
  • China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO)
  • Rex Bionics
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Cyberdyne
  • Sarcos

Market Participants

  • AlterG
  • Ekso Bionics
  • Hocoma
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Revision Military
  • ReWalk Robotics
  • RexBionics
  • Rostec
  • Sarcos
  • University of Twente
  • Catholic University of America
  • United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation
  • Bionik Laboratories / Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT)
  • Catholic University of America
  • Fanuc
  • Interaxon
  • KDM
  • Lopes Gait Rehabilitation Device
  • MRISAR
  • Myomo
  • Orthocare Innovations
  • Reha Technology
  • Robotdalen
  • Sarcos
  • Shepherd Center
  • Socom (U.S. Special Operations Command)
  • Trek Aerospace
  • United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation

Wearable Robots, Industrial Exoskeletons: Market Shares, Market Strategies, and Market Forecasts, 2016 to 2021 
Table of Contents

 

Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Executive Summary

Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Driving Forces 28
Exoskeleton Market Driving Forces 29
Industrial Exoskeleton Devices Positioned to Serve Commercial Wearable Purposes 31
Transition from Military Markets to Commercial Exoskeleton Markets 32
Wearable Exoskeleton Market Shares 33
Wearable Robot, Exoskeleton Market Forecasts 35

1. Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Description And Market Dynamics

1.1 Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Definition 38
1.2 Market Growth Drivers For Exoskeletons 39
1.3 Industrial Active And Passive Wearable Exoskeletons 40
1.4 Human Augmentation 43
1.4.1 Exoskeleton Technology 44
1.5 Safety Standards For Exoskeletons In Industry 45

2. Exoskeleton Market Shares And Market Forecasts

2.1 Exoskeleton Market Driving Forces 47
2.1.1 Industrial Exoskeleton Devices Positioned to Serve Commercial Wearable Purposes 49
2.1.2 Military Exoskeleton Markets Shift 51
2.2 Wearable Exoskeleton Market Shares 52
2.2.1 Able-Bodied Exoskeletons 55
2.2.2 UK Armed Police Super-Light Graphene Vests From US Army 56
2.2.3 Honda Builds Unique Transportation Exoskeleton Device Market 56
2.3 Wearable Commercial and Military Exoskeleton Market Forecasts 57
2.3.1 Wearable Commercial Exoskeleton Market Forecasts 58
2.4 Commercial Exoskeleton Market Segments 61
2.4.1 US Infrastructure: Bridges 62
2.4.2 Aerospace 64
2.4.3 Law Enforcement 66
2.4.4 Exoskeletons Change The Face Of Shipbuilding 66
2.4.5 Industrial Wearable Robot Shipyard Exoskeleton 67
2.4.6 Industrial Wearable Robots, Exoskeleton Robot Market Segments 69
2.4.7 Save Lives And Prevent Injury 70
2.5 Robot Industrial Markets 71
2.6 Medical Wearable Robot Exoskeleton, Paraplegic, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, And Cerebral Palsy Market Segments 72
2.6.1 Ekso Bionics Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed Man Walk Again 73
2.6.2 Medical Market for Wearable Robotic Exoskeleton Devices 75
2.7 Exoskeleton Robots Regional Analysis 78
2.7.1 US 79
2.7.2 Europe 79
2.7.3 Japan 80
2.7.4 Korea 82

3. Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Products

3.1 Ekso 84
3.1.1 Ekso Exoskeletons and Body Armor for U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) 85
3.1.2 Ekso TALOS Suit 86
3.1.3 Ekso SOCOM Collaborative Design Of The Project 87
3.1.4 Ekso Quiet Power Sources 88
3.1.5 Esko Technology 88
3.1.6 Ekso Bionics 89
3.1.7 Esko Exoskeletons 89
3.1.8 Ekso Builds Muscle Memory 90
3.1.9 Ekso Bionics Wearable Bionic Suit 91
3.1.10 Ekso Gait Training Exoskeleton Uses 98
3.1.11 Ekso Bionics Rehabilitation 102
3.1.12 Ekso Bionics Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed Man Walk Again 105
3.2 Rewalk 106
3.2.1 Rewalk-Robotics-Personal Support 107
3.3 Lockheed Martin Exoskeleton Design 108
3.3.1 Lockheed Martin HULC® with Lift Assist Device Exoskeletons 109
3.3.2 Lockheed Martin Military Exoskeleton Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) with Lift Assist Device 113
3.3.3 Lockheed Martin Fortis 118
3.3.4 Collaboration Between National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Lockheed Martin, and BAE Systems 123
3.3.5 Lockheed Martin FORTIS Exoskeleton 124
3.4 Berkeley Robotics Laboratory Exoskeletons 127
3.4.1 Berkeley Robotics Austin 127
3.4.2 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoHiker 128
3.4.3 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoClimber 130
3.4.4 Berkeley Lower Extremity Exoskeleton (BLEEX) 132
3.4.5 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Exoskeleton 132
3.4.6 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory 134
3.5 Bionic 137
3.6 Reha-Stim Harness 137
3.6.1 Reha-Stim Bi-Manu-Track Hand and Wrist 137
3.7 Exoskeleton Designed by CAR 140
3.8 Sarcos 142
3.8.1 Sarcos Guardian XO 145
3.8.2 Sarcos Robot-as-a-Service (RaaS) Model 148
3.8.3 Sarcos Raytheon XOS 2: Second Generation Exoskeleton 151
3.9 Cyberdyne 153
3.9.1 Cyberdyne HAL 154
3.9.2 Applications of Cyberdyne HAL 155
3.10 Berkley Robotics Laboratory Exoskeletons 157
3.10.1 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoHiker 158
3.10.2 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoClimber 160
3.10.3 Berkeley Lower Extremity Exoskeleton (BLEEX) 162
3.10.4 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Exoskeleton 162
3.11 Rex Bionics 164
3.12 US Bionics 166
3.13 Noonee 167
3.13.1 Noonee Exoskeletons Chairless Chair 168
3.14 Hocoma 169
3.15 AlterG: PK100 PowerKnee 170
3.15.1 AlterG Bionic Leg 172
3.15.2 Alterg / Tibion Bionic Leg 174
3.15.3 AlterG M300 176
3.16 Catholic University of America Arm Therapy Robot ARMin III 178
3.17 U.S. Special Operations Command SOCOM Wearable Exoskeleton 179
3.17.1 DARPA Funded Exoskeleton 182
3.17.2 Darpa Secure, Smartphone Device 184
3.17.3 Trek Aerospace Springtail/XFV Exo-skeletor Flying Vehicle 185
3.18 Revision Military Kinetic Operations Suit 186
3.19 HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot 188
3.20 Honda 192
3.20.1 Honda Walk Assist 193
3.20.2 Honda Prototype Stride Management Motorized Assist Device 195
3.20.3 Honda Builds Unique Transportation Exoskeleton Device Market 196
3.21 Revision Military - Exoskeleton Integrated Soldier Protection System 197
3.21.1 Revision Military Armored Exoskeleton 200
3.22 Mira Lopes Gait Rehabilitation Device 200
3.22.1 Prototype of University of Twente LOPES with 8 Actuated Degrees of Freedom 201
3.23 China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO) 204
3.23.1 Chinese Exoskeletons for Combat 204
3.24 Russian Army: Combat Exoskeletons By 2020 207
3.25 UK Exoskeleton 210
3.25.1 UK Exoskeleton Law Enforcement 213
3.25.2 UK Armed Police Super-Light Graphene Vests 214
3.25.3 Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) Based Robotic Exoskeleton 215
3.26 University of Texas in Austin: Robotic Upper-Body Rehab Exoskeleton 215
3.27 Daewoo Begins Testing Robotic Exoskeletons for Shipyard Workers in South Korea 217
3.27.1 Daewoo Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength 219
3.27.2 Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering 223
3.27.3 Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) Wearable Robot Tank Insulation Boxes of LNG Carriers 225
3.27.4 Daewoo 230
3.28 Panasonic 231
3.28.1 Panasonic Activelink 233

4. Exoskeleton Technology

4.1 Industrial Robot Exoskeleton Standards 235
4.2 NCMS 238
4.3 Exoskeleton Standards Use Environment 238
4.3.1 Sarcos Guardian XOS Industrial Applications 240
4.3.2 UK Armed Police Super-Light Graphene Vests From US Army 242
4.3.3 Daewoo Wearable Robot Is Made Of Carbon, Aluminum Alloy And Steel 242
4.3.4 Cyberdyne HAL for Labor Support and HAL for Care Support Meet ISO 13482 Standard 243
4.4 Exoskeleton Technology 243
4.5 Robotic Actuator Energy 244
4.5.1 Elastic Actuators 246
4.5.2 General Atomics Hybrid-Electric Power Unit 247
4.6 Robotic Risk Mitigation 248
4.7 Exoskeleton Multi-Factor Solutions 252
4.7.1 Biometallic Materials Titanium (Ti) and its Alloys 252
4.8 Cognitive Science 253
4.9 Artificial Muscle 254
4.10 Standards 256
4.11 Regulations 256

5. Exoskeleton Company Profiles

5.1 AlterG 258
5.1.1 AlterG: PK100 PowerKnee 259
5.1.2 AlterG Bionic Leg 261
5.1.3 AlterG M300 Customers 265
5.1.4 AlterG M300 270
5.1.5 AlterG™ Acquires Tibion Bionic Leg 271
5.2 Bionik Laboratories / Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT) 272
5.2.1 Bionik Laboratories Acquires Interactive Motion Technologies, Inc. (IMT) 273
5.2.2 BioNik / InMotion Robots for NHS study in the UK 273
5.2.3 Bionik / Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT) InMotion Robots 274
5.2.4 IMT Anklebot Evidence-Based Neurorehabilitation Technology 281
5.3 Catholic University of America Arm Therapy Robot ARMin III 282
5.3.1 Catholic University of America Armin Iii Project Description: 283
5.3.2 Catholic University of America HandSOME Hand Spring Operated Movement Enhancer 284
5.4 China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO) 284
5.4.1 China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) Revenue 287
5.5 Cyberdyne 288
5.5.1 Cyberdyne Wants to Offer Robot Suit HAL in the U.S. 293
5.5.2 Robot Exoskeletons At Japan's Airports 296
5.5.3 To Offset Aging Workforce, Japan Turns to Robot-Worked Airports 297
5.6 Ekso Bionics 300
5.6.1 Esko Employees 301
5.6.2 Ekso Rehabilitation Robotics 302
5.6.3 Ekso GT 302
5.6.4 Ekso Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Financial Results 306
5.6.5 Ekso Bionics Seeks To Lead The Technological Revolutions 308
5.6.6 Ekso Bionics Regional Presence 310
5.6.7 Ekso Bionics Customers 311
5.6.8 Ekso Able-Bodied Industrial Applications 318
5.6.9 Ekso Rehabilitation Robotics 319
5.7 Fanuc 319
5.7.1 Fanuc Revenue 320
5.7.2 Fanuc - Industrial Robot Automation Systems and Robodrill Machine Centers 322
5.8 Focal Meditech 322
5.8.1 Focal Meditech BV Collaborating Partners: 324
5.9 HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot 325
5.10 Honda Motor 328
5.10.1 Honda Motor Revenue 328
5.10.2 Honda Automobile Business 330
5.10.3 Honda Walk Assist 332
5.10.4 Honda Prototype Stride Management Motorized Assist Device 334
5.10.5 Honda Builds Unique Transportation Exoskeleton Device Market 335
5.11 Interaxon 336
5.12 KDM 336
5.13 Lockheed Martin 338
5.13.1 Lockheed Martin First Quarter 2016 and 2015 Revenue 339
5.14 Lopes Gait Rehabilitation Device 343
5.15 MRISAR 344
5.16 Myomo 344
5.16.1 Myomo mPower 1000 345
5.17 Noonee 346
5.18 Orthocare Innovations 348
5.18.1 Orthocare Innovations Adaptive Systems™ For Advanced O&P Solutions. 349
5.18.2 Orthocare Innovations Company Highlights 350
5.19 Parker Hannifin 351
5.19.1 Parker Revenue for Fiscal 2016 and 2015 thrid Quarter Sales 353
5.19.2 Parker Hannifin Segment Results Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter 354
5.19.3 Parker and Freedom Innovations' Partnership 355
5.19.4 Parker Hannifin Indego License 357
5.20 Reha Technology 359
5.21 Revision Military 362
5.22 ReWalk Robotics 367
5.22.1 ReWalk Revenue 369
5.22.2 ReWalk First Mover Advantage 371
5.22.3 ReWalk Strategic Alliance with Yaskawa Electric Corporation 372
5.22.4 ReWalk Scalable Manufacturing Capability 373
5.22.5 ReWalk Leverages Core Technology Platforms 374
5.23 RexBionics 375
5.24 Robotdalen 376
5.25 Rostec 378
5.25.1 Rostec Lines Of Business 378
5.25.2 Rostec Corporation Objectives 380
5.26 RU Robots 382
5.27 Sarcos 384
5.27.1 Sarcos LC Acquires Raytheon Sarcos Unit 386
5.27.2 Sarcos LC Acquires Raytheon Sarcos Unit of Raytheon 387
5.28 Shepherd Center 391
5.29 Socom (U.S. Special Operations Command) 391
5.30 Trek Aerospace 393
5.31 University of Twente 397
5.32 United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation 398
5.33 Other Human Muscle Robotic Companies 399
5.33.1 Additional Rehabilitation Robots 416
5.33.2 Selected Rehabilitation Equipment Companies 418
5.33.3 Spinal Cord Treatment Centers in the US 433

Research Methodology

List of Tables and Figures

Table ES-1 Industrial Exoskeleton Robot Market Driving Forces 30
Figure ES-2 Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, 2015 34
Figure ES-3 Wearable Robot, Exoskeleton Robot Market Shipments Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2015-2021 35
Table 1-1 Industrial Wearable Exoskeletons Specific Issues 41
Table 2-1 Industrial Exoskeleton Robot Market Driving Forces 48
Figure 2-2 Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, 2015 53
Table 2-3 Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Shares, Dollars, Worldwide, 2015 54
Figure 2-4 Wearable Robot, Exoskeleton Robot Market Shipments Forecasts Dollars, Worldwide, 2015-2021 58
Table 2-5 Exoskeleton Wearable Robots: Dollars Shipments, Worldwide, 2015-2021 59
Table 2-6 Wearable Robots, Exoskeleton Robot Market Segments, Medical and Industrial, Dollars, Worldwide, 2015-2021 60
Table 2-7 Exoskeleton Robots: Units Shipments, Worldwide, 2015-2021 61
Figure 2-8 Lockheed Martin Exoskeleton Transfers Load Weight 62
Figure 2-9 Lockheed Martin Fortis Aerospace 64
Figure 2-10 Lockheed Martin Fortis Handtools 65
Figure 2-11 Daewoo Robotic Exoskeletons for Shipyard Workers in South Korea 67
Table 2-12 Wearable Robots, Exoskeleton Robot Market Segments, Industrial, Ship Building, Construction, Warehouse, and Manufacturing, Dollars, Worldwide, 2015-2021 69
Figure 2-13 70
Table 2-14 Robot Market Segments, Industrial, Warehouse Logistics, Cargo Unloading, Military, Surgical, Medical, Rehabilitation, Agricultural, Cleaning, Drones, Market Forecasts 2015 to 2020 71
Table 2-15 Wearable Robots, Exoskeleton Robot Market Segments, Medical, Quadriplegia, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Cerebral Palsy, Dollars, Worldwide, 2015-2021 72
Table 2-16 Spinal Cord Injury Causes, Worldwide, 2014 77
Figure 2-17 Exoskeleton Robot Regional Market Segments, Dollars, 2015 78
Figure 2-18 Japanese Exoskeleton Self-Defense Forces 81
Figure 2-19 Daewoo Robotic Exoskeletons for Shipyard Workers in South Korea 83
Figure 3-1 Ekso Bionics 85
Figure 3-2 88
Figure 3-3 Esko Technology 94
Figure 3-4 Ekso Bionics Gait Training 96
Figure 3-5 Ekso Bionics Gait Training Functions 97
Table 3-6 Ekso Gait Training Exoskeleton Functions 98
Table 3-7 Ekso Gait Training Exoskeleton Functions 99
Figure 3-8 Ekso Bionics Step Support System 100
Table 3-9 Ekso Bionics Operation Modes 101
Figure 3-10 103
Figure 3-11 Ekso Bionics Bionic Suit 104
Figure 3-12 Rewalk-Robotics-Personal Support 107
Table 3-13 Lockheed Martin Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) Features 110
Table 3-14 Lockheed Martin Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) Specifications 112
Figure 3-15 Lockheed HULC Exoskeleton 114
Figure 3-16 US Navy Lockheed Martin Shipyard Exoskeleton 115
Figure 3-17 Lockheed HULC Lifting Device Exoskeleton 116
Figure 3-18 Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeleton Conforms to Different Body Types 118
Figure 3-19 Lockheed Martin Fortis Use in Aerospace Industry 120
Figure 3-20 Lockheed Martin Fortis 121 Figurer 3-21 122 Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeleton 122
Figure 3-22 Lockheed Martin FORTIS Exoskeleton Welding 125
Figure 3-23 Lockheed Martin FORTIS Exoskeleton Supporting 126
Figure 3-24 Berkeley Robotics Austin 127
Figure 3-25 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoHiker 129
Figure 3-26 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoClimber 131
Table 3-27 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Exoskeleton 132
Table 5-28 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Research Work 135
Table 5-29 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Research Work 136
Figure 3-30 Reha-Stim Bi-Manu-Track Hand and Wrist Rehabilitation Device 138
Figure 3-31 Reha-Stim Gait Trainer GT I Harness 139
Figure 3-32 Sarcos Exoskeleton Human Support 143
Figure 3-33 Sarcos XOS Exoframe 145
Figure 3-34 Sarcos Guardian XO Capabilities 146
Figure 3-35 Sarcos Guardian XOS 147
Table 3-36 Sarcos Guardian XOS Capabilities 148
Figure 3-37 Sarcos Robot-as-a-Service (RaaS) Model 148
Figure 3-38 Sarcos Exoskeleton Developed by Raytheon 149
Figure 3-39 Sarcos Raytheon XOS Exoskeleton 150
Figure 3-40 Raytheon XOS 2: Second Generation Exoskeleton 151
Figure 3-41 Applications of Cyberdyne HAL 156
Table 3-42 Applications of Cyberdyne HAL 157
Figure 3-43 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoHiker 159
Figure 3-44 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoClimber 161
Table 3-45 Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Exoskeleton 162
Figure 3-46 Rex Bionics Exoskeleton 165
Figure 3-47 Rex Bionics 166
Figure 3-48 Noonee Assembly Line Manufacturing Exoskeleton 167
Figure 3-49 AlterG: PK100 PowerKnee 170
Figure 3-50 AlterG Bionic Neurologic And Orthopedic Therapy Leg 172
Figure 3-51 Tibion Bionic Leg 174
Table 3-52 AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill Precise Unweighting Technology Patient Rehabilitation Functions 177
Figure 3-54 ARMin III Robot For Movement Therapy Following Stroke 178
Table 3-55 U.S. Special Operations Command Socom First-Generation TALOS Wearable Exoskeleton Suit 180
Figure 3-56 Trek Aerospace Springtail/XFV Exo-Skeletor Flying Vehicle 185
Table 3-57 HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot Technology Benefits 189
Table 3-58 HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot Technology Monitoring 189
Table 3-59 HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot Treatment Benefits 190
Table 3-60 HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot Technology Force and Motion Sensor Benefits 191
Figure 3-61 Honda Walk Assist 192
Figure 3-62 Honda Walk Assist 194
Figure 3-63 Honda Motors Prototype Stride Management Motorized Assist Device 196
Figure 3-64 Revision Military - Exoskeleton Integrated Soldier Protection Vision System 197
Figure 3-65 Revision Military - Exoskeleton Integrated Soldier Protection System 198
Figure 3-66 Prototype of University to Twente in the Netherlands LOPES with 8 actuated Degrees of Freedom by Means Of Series Elastic Actuation 201
Figure 3-67 Prototype of University to Twente in the Netherlands LOPES with 8 actuated Degrees of Freedom by Means Of Series Elastic Actuation 202
Figure 3-68 China North Industries Group Assisted Lifting 205
Figure 3-69 Chinese Future Exoskeleton Warrior 206
Table 3-70 Russian Army: Combat Exoskeleton Features 208
Figure 3-71 Russian Exoskeleton Prototype 209
Figure 3-72 UK Equipping police officers with technology 211
Figure 3-73 UK Police Officer Exoskeleton 212
Figure 3-74 UK Exoskeleton Provides Compelling Law Enforcement Presence 213
Figure 3-75 University of Texas in Austin Robotic Upper Arm Exoskeleton 216
Figure 3-76 Daewoo Robotic Exoskeletons for Shipyard Workers in South Korea 218
Figure 3-77 Daewoo Exoskeleton 28-Kilogram Frame Weight. 221
Figure 3-78 Daewoo Exoskeleton Lifting 222
Figure 3-79 Daewoo Shipbuilding Wearable Robot Box Carrying Applications 225
Figure 3-80 Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) Wearable Robot Tank Insulation 226
Figure 3-81 Daewoo Insulation Boxes Used To Line The Tanks of LNG Carriers 228
Figure 3-82 Daewoo Shipbuilding Wearable Robot Applications 229
Figure 3-83 US Navy Lockheed Martin Exoskeleton 231
Figure 3-84 Panasonic Consumer-Grade Robotic Exoskeleton Suit ActiveLink 232
Figure 3-85 Panasonic Activelink Industrial Exoskeleton 234
Table 4-1 Industrial Exoskeleton Standards Benefits 236
Table 4-2 Industrial Exoskeleton Standards Functions 237
Figure 4-3 Industrial Robot Exoskeleton Standards 239
Figure 4-4 Sarcos Guardian XO Capabilities 240
Figure 4-5 Sarcos Guardian XOS Work Augmentation 241
Table 4-6 Exoskeleton System Concerns Addressed During System Design 248
Table 4-7 Rehabilitation Robots Software Functions 253
Table 5-1 AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmillsr Features 258 Built on differential air pressure technology 258
Figure 5-2 AlterG: PK100 PowerKnee 259
Figure 5-3 AlterG Bionic Neurologic And Orthopedic Therapy Leg 261
Table 5-4 AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmillsr Target Markets 263
Table 5-5 AlterG Product Positioning 264
Figure 5-6 Selected US Regional AlterG M300 Customer CLusters 266
Figure 5-7 AlterG / Tibion Bionic Leg 271
Figure 5-8 Interactive Motor Technologies Anklebot exoskeletal robotic system Design Principals 281
Figure 5-9 ARMin III Robot For Movement Therapy Following Stroke 282
Table 5-10 China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) Enterprise Group Product And Capital Operations Activities 285
Figure 5-11 Cyberdyne HAL Lower Back Support 295
Figure 5-12 Ekso Bionics Regional Presence 310
Table 5-13 FOCAL Meditech BV Products: 323
Table 5-14 Focal Meditech BV Collaborating Partners: 324
Table 5-15 HEXORR: Hand Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Robot Technology Benefits 326
Table 5-16 HEXORR: Hand Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Robot Technology Monitoring 327
Table 5-17 Honda’s Principal Automobile Products 331
Figure 5-18 Honda Walk Assist 333
Figure 5-19 Honda Motors Prototype Stride Management Motorized Assist Device 335
Figure 5-20 Lockheed Martin Segment Positioning 340
Table 5-21 Lockheed Martin's Operating Units 342
Figure 5-22 Noonee Chairless Chair 347
Figure 5-23 Parker Indego Exoskeleton 356
Figure 5-24 Reha G-EO Robotic Rehabilitation Device 360
Table 5-25 Reha Technology G-EO System 362
Table 5-26 Revision Military On Going Projects 364
Table 5-27 Rostec Lines Of Business 379
Table 5-28 Rostec Corporation Objectives 380
Table 5-29 Principal Functions Of The Corporation 381
Table 5-30 RUR Key Market Areas For Robotic Technologies 383
Figure 5-31 Sarcos Exoskeleton Human Support 384
Figure 5-32 Sarcos Wear Exoskeleton Timeline 388
Figure 5-33 Raytheon Tethered Exoskeleton 390
Figure 5-34 Trek Aerospace Exoskeleton 393
Figure 5-35 Trek Aerospace Exoskeleton Components 394

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