Medical and industrial uses feed growth of exoskeletons

03/26/2013 | New Haven Register (Conn.)

Artificial exoskeletons are gaining ground as firms such as Parker Hannifin and Argo Medical Technologies target the estimated 700,000 Americans with spinal injuries and 600,000 stroke patients who have difficulty walking. Other companies, such as Lockheed Martin, are focusing on military and industrial applications. Materials fabrication and battery power, however, remain formidable challenges.

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