Heavy-lifting cyborg-like device gives a helping hand to workers
Cyberdyne Inc. staff members demonstrate the new HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) device, which helps users carry heavy loads, at the company's headquarters in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Sept. 30. (Jun Ueda)
A robotics venture outside Tokyo unveiled a cyborg-like device that it says carries a fair share of the load borne by construction workers.
Japanese robotics maker makes debut on Tokyo Stock Exchange
Cyberdyne Inc. officials show off its wearable robot HAL at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward on March 26 after the company was listed on the Mothers market. (Satoru Sekiguchi)
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...
Japanese medical robotic suit certified in Europe
Yoshiyuki Sankai, a University of Tsukuba professor and president of Cyberdyne Inc., left, demonstrates the “Robot Suit HAL” in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Aug. 5. (Shiro Nishihata)
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...
Hospitals to test robot suit to help patients walk
A patient tries walking while wearing Robot Suit HAL in Niigata National Hospital in Kashiwazaki, Niigata Prefecture. (Provided by Takashi Nakajima, a medical doctor at the hospital)
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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