COMPANIES: PROSTHETICS, NEUROTECH, HUMAN ENHANCEMENT



Cyberdyne

CYBERDYNE Inc. is a venture firm which is established by Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankai, University of Tsukuba, Japan, in order to materialize his idea to utilize Robot Suit HAL® for the benefits of humankind in the field of medicine, caregiving, welfare, labor, heavy works, entertainment and so on. Robot Suit HAL® was developed with the technologies created in Sankai Laboratory of Tsukuba University as an application of “Cybernics*” advocated by Prof. Sankai.

 

http://www.cyberdyne.jp/  (Japan)


DAQRI

Our flagship product, DAQRI Smart Helmet™, is improving efficiency and safety for workers on the job and providing unparalleled cost savings for companies in industrial and manufacturing settings around the globe.

 

http://daqri.com/  (USA)


Ekso Bionics

Ekso Bionics uses the power of ingeniously designed machines to empower people. Our therapeutic devices can help stroke patients during rehabilitation learn to walk again and provide those with spinal cord injuries the chance to stand and walk. We also make products that support and protect industrial and construction workers everywhere. We always strive to amplify people’s natural abilities and, ultimately, improve their quality of life.

 

http://eksobionics.com/


Emotiv

EMOTIV is the pioneer of simple to use, high quality, mobile EEG technologies. Recognized and validated by the scientific community and developers worldwide, our brain wearables offer access to advanced brain monitoring and cognitive assessment technologies at affordable price points. 

 

http://emotiv.com/


mc10

In 2008, John Rogers – a founder and scientific visionary of MC10 – set out to redefine the boundaries between humans and electronics. The revolutionary stretchable electronics that he and his team developed serve today as the technological groundwork for MC10’s products – a new generation of research and medical solutions that empower all of us to better understand our health. With Rogers’ technological developments as our guidepost, MC10 now employs an extraordinary multi-disciplinary team united around a common goal of using technology to improve human health.

 

https://www.mc10inc.com/  (USA)


NeuroSky

NeuroSky is breaking the boundaries of health and wellness tracking and analysis by enabling a new generation of consumer wearables and mobile devices. Our advanced biosensors, biometric algorithms, reference designs, and Big Data analytics enable leading-edge innovation in mHealth products and services for measuring body and mind performance.

 

http://neurosky.com/  (USA)


ReWalk

ReWalk Robotics is an innovative medical device company that is designing, developing and commercializing exoskeletons allowing wheelchair-bound individuals to stand and walk once again.

Our mission is to fundamentally change the Quality of Life for individuals with lower limb disability through the creation and development of market leading robotic technologies.

Current ReWalk designs are intended for people with paraplegia, a spinal cord injury resulting in complete or incomplete paralysis of the legs. The system uses patented motion sensing technology along with battery-powered motorized legs powering knee and hip movement which is controlled by proprietary on-board computers and software.

 

http://rewalk.com/


Second Sight

The Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System (“Argus II”) is also known as the bionic eye or the retinal implant. It is intended to provide electrical stimulation of the retina to induce visual perception in blind individuals with severe to profound Retinitis Pigmentosa.

 

http://www.secondsight.com/  (USA)


Steeper Group
With over 90 years experience, our Products Division is a leading manufacturer of upper extremity prosthetic products with bebionic, the world’s most advanced prosthetic hand, being the latest addition to our product portfolio.  We also manufacture custom silicone cosmeses and a range of off-the-shelf silicone cosmetic covers including the award winning lower extremity cover – skinergy plus.

 

http://rslsteeper.com/  (UK) 


SuitX

Affordable, Modular, Intelligent Exoskeletons. SuitX is a VC, industry and government funded start-up bringing advanced accessible exoskeletons to industrial, medical, and military markets.

 http://www.suitx.com/  (USA)


Touch Bionics

At Touch Bionics, we develop upper limb prosthetic technologies that are designed to help you achieve your goals. We specialize in myoelectric hand and partial hand solutions, as well as a realistic silicone prostheses that are designed to closely match the skin of the wearer. 

 

http://www.touchbionics.com/  (USA)