November 26, 2015
The health ministry has certified “Robot Suit HAL” as a medical device to help patients with intractable diseases regain mobility in their legs.
November 11, 2015
A health ministry panel on Nov. 10 for the first time approved a wearable, robotic suit for designation as a medical device to help patients with intractable diseases regain...
July 20, 2015
He might be 52, but construction worker Akimichi Takada is finding it easier to carry heavy loads--thanks to a robotic power suit.
July 08, 2015
Robots will be cleaning the floors and carrying luggage at Haneda Airport by September, the operator of the airport's terminals has announced.
January 05, 2015
At a UPR Corp. distribution center in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, a 56-year-old male worker, wearing a strap-on motorized device that gave him an additional lifting force of 15 ...
December 25, 2014
Omron Corp. will provide motion-detecting sensors for Cyberdyne Inc.’s robotic products, including wearable devices that allow users to emulate the movements of skilled...
October 01, 2014
A robotics venture outside Tokyo unveiled a cyborg-like device that it says carries a fair share of the load borne by construction workers.
March 27, 2014
A manufacturer of a wearable robotic exoskeleton to support people with decreased limb functions made its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market for emerging...
August 06, 2013
TSUKUBA, Ibaraki Prefecture--A robotic suit designed for the rehabilitation of patients having difficulty walking due to stroke and spinal cord damage has been certified in...
February 09, 2013
Ten Japanese hospitals in March will conduct the world’s first clinical tests of a cyborg-type suit designed for the rehabilitation of patients suffering from intractable...
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