suitX, a California-based robotics company designing and manufacturing medical and industrial exoskeletons, today announced it has been voted a Gold Winner for innovation at the 2017 Edison Awards taking place at the Capitale in New York City.
You may not have heard of Homayoon Kazerooni, the roboticist responsible for the burgeoning exoskeleton renaissance. But he knows who you are, and he wants to change your life.
Maker of the Phoenix and MAX Exoskeletons Earns ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 Certifications
Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business.
After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market.
Lightening the Load for Future Workers.
"The timber cutters and construction workers I worked with just loved the MAX suit," says a workplace injury-prevention specialist who recently field-tested the device. "Right away you could see they all felt like superheroes."
"The workers liked it even more on the job site. "
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Augment our bodies.
As robust as we are in mind, humans are desperately delicate in body. We’re fleshy, fragile things, prone to break and tear under pressure. Robots, on the other hand, are rugged, and capable of tackling strenuous tasks with relative ease.