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HAL: The Japanese cyborg medical exoskeleton helping US patients walk again

Cyberdyne is bringing its Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) exoskeleton, designed to rehabilitate patients who have lower limb disorders, to the US market under a new partnership with Brooks Rehabilitation and the Brooks Cybernic Treatment Center of Jacksonville, Florida. Elliot Gardner takes a look at the technology, which has been in use in Japan since 2011, and finds out how it will fit into the market for rehabilitation devices in the US.

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Rolf Rihs Q&A: Automation solutions for the production of disposable medical devices

Mikron Automation

Rolf Rihs has been working at assembly system manufacturer Mikron Automation for nearly 17 years. Over that time, he has…
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