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2014-07-10 16:25:27

YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReWalk Robotics Ltd. ("ReWalk") today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of shares of its ordinary shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. ReWalk has applied to list its ordinary shares on the Nasdaq Global Market under...

Exoskeleton System ReWalk Approved For Sale In The US
2014-06-29 04:41:34

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This year's FIFA World Cup, being played in Brazil, is a quadrennial event that captures the attentions of a staggering majority of the people that live on this planet. Excusing the pun, the event kicked off by celebrating a revolutionary advancement in paraplegic mobility technology made possible by work done by one of Brazil's native sons, Dr. Miguel A. L. Nicolelis, MD, PhD. Heading up the Walk Again Project, Nicolelis explained...

2014-06-27 08:25:02

Revolutionary technology that allows individuals with Spinal Cord Injury, such as paraplegia, to stand & walk receives clearance for personal use in the U.S. MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exoskeleton leader ReWalk Robotics announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the company's ReWalk Personal System for use at home and in the community. ReWalk is a wearable robotic exoskeleton that provides powered hip and knee motion to enable...

2014-06-04 12:30:22

Congressman Fattah received an update on the transformative technological device that launched its clinical trials in his Philadelphia district and is now in trials at six VA hospitals around the country WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Washington last week, Congressman Fattah met with a United States Army veteran who was paralyzed from her waist down and is now successfully using ReWalk--a motorized exoskeleton suit--to stand and walk independently. The visit...

Advanced Exoskeleton Gives People With Paraplegia More Independence
2012-10-30 15:05:37

Vanderbilt University [ Watch The Video ] The dream of regaining the ability to stand up and walk has come closer to reality for people paralyzed below the waist who thought they would never take another step. A team of engineers at Vanderbilt University´s Center for Intelligent Mechatronics has developed a powered exoskeleton that enables people with severe spinal cord injuries to stand, walk, sit and climb stairs. Its light weight, compact size and modular design promise to...

Exoskeleton Suit Helps Paralyzed Woman Walk
2012-09-05 07:48:45

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A paraplegic woman from the United Kingdom who was paralyzed due to an accident with a horse was the first woman to use a robotic exoskeleton suit that allows her to walk. According to Reuters, Claire Lomas, who lit the fire at Trafalgar Square to commence the Paralympics in London, is the first to utilize the ReWalk suit for home use and everyday tasks. A previous accident had left her paralyzed from the chest down. Recently,...

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2008-08-26 10:55:00

Many paralytic patients are getting the chance to walk again, thanks to a newly developed electronic exoskeleton. The so-called ReWalk device was developed by Amit Goffer, founder of Argo Medical Technologies, a small Israeli high-tech company. Goffer was paralyzed in 1997, but is unable to use his own invention because he doesn't have full function of his arms.ReWalk resembles a combination of the exoskeleton of a crustacean and the suit worn by comic hero Iron Man. It allows paraplegics to...


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