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Cyberdyne's Exoskeleton Receives FDA Approval


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FDA has approved lower-body exoskeleton through licensed medical facilities.

HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) is strapped to legs.

Sensors detect bioelectric signals from brain in leg muscles.

Relies on a mixture of voluntary control and autonomous control.

Can accelerate the learning process by which brain and muscles figure out how to work together again.

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Robotics and technology company producing exoskeleton suits

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Ensuring safety of drugs, medical supplies and food which is used daily.

HAL - Hybrid Assistive Limb

Lower-body exoskeleton made by Japanese company.