Users who could adjust the timing, torque of an ankle exoskeleton typically found comfortable settings in under two minutes.
Exoskeletons with personalize-your-own settings
U-M, Humotech partner to bring open-source bionic leg to research labs
The partnership will expand the capabilities of other labs, and enable them to conduct high-impact research.
$1.7M to build everyday exoskeletons to assist with lifting, walking and climbing stairs
The modular exoskeleton system will help workers and the elderly, boosting ankle, knee and/or hip joints by mounting new motors to off-the-shelf orthotics.
$1M for open-source first-responder robots
An open-source perception and movement system, to be developed with NSF funding, could enable robots that partner with humans in fires and disaster areas.
“Robot assistants” project aims to reinvent construction industry
$2M project aims to partner humans with robots for safer jobsites.
Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots
Splitting the path into difficult and easy terrain speeds up path planning for robots that use “hands” to maintain balance on uneven ground.