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exoskeleton

the protective or supporting structure covering the outside of the body of many animals, such as the thick cuticle of arthropods

Exoskeleton

The system of supports in a French Gothic church, including the ribbed vaults, flying buttresses, and pier buttresses. Also, the external structural skeleton of a building consisting of a framework of attached members, or a poured-in-place concrete framework.

exoskeleton

[¦ek·sō′skel·ə·tən]
(invertebrate zoology)
The external supportive covering of certain invertebrates, such as arthropods.
(vertebrate zoology)
Bony or horny epidermal derivatives, such as nails, hoofs, and scales.
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The research involves the ReWalk 6.0 exoskeleton. The program's goals are to:
Back in those days, I could waffle my way into a much better job than I was qualified to do, but only because I had performed my research and built my own 'exoskeleton of knowledge'.
"Our new design features a parallel knee joint to improve the bioimitability and adaptability of the exoskeleton," he said in a press release.
The paper is organized as follows: in Section 2, the high-order human-robot model is introduced based on the linearized models of human leg and exoskeleton. Then the reference trajectory of hip-joint is obtained through experiments.
On the basis of the above analysis [24], a schematic of the proposed exoskeleton was conceived in Figure 2(b), in which "A" was the hip joint, "K" was the knee joint, and "M" was the ankle joint.
Mathematical Description of the Knee-Ankle Exoskeleton
BatteRy POweRed exOskeletOns Apart from Ekso, different companies all over the world are involved in developing exoskeleton.
HULC, which had its origins in the Berkeley Lower Extremity Exoskeleton (BLEEX) from UC Berkeley's Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory, has been developed to be powered by fuel cell power to make it a completely untethered military exoskeleton.
The bionic exoskeleton was designed and manufactured by Ekso Bionics Holdings in California and enables individuals with lower extremity weakness or paralysis to stand and walk.
Developed using advanced modeling technology, the exoskeleton moves the building's structure to the exterior, and allows for more usable, column-free interior spaces.
Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering Michael Goldfarb, who developed the exoskeleton with a team of engineers and students in his Center for Intelligent Mechatronics." It is particularly gratifying because it is the first thing that has come out of my lab that has become a product that people can purchase, which hopefully will make a significant improvement in their quality of life."
New Wearable Vest EXoskeleton (VEX) is up to 42% lighter than competing products