Wearable Robots, Exoskeleton: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016-2021

  • ID: 3700034
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 453 Pages
  • Wintergreen Research, Inc
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Wearable Robots, Exoskeletons at $36.5 Million in 2015 Are Anticipated to Reach $2.1 Billion by 2021

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Wearable Robots, Exoskeletons leverage better technology, they support high quality, lightweight materials and long life batteries. Wearable robots, industrial exoskeletons are used for permitting workers to lift 250 pounds and not get hurt while lifting, this is as close to superhuman powers as the comic books have imagined.

The industrial exoskeletons are used to assist with weight lifting for workers while being as easy to use as getting dressed in the morning: Designs with multiple useful features are available. The study has 454 pages and 164 tables and figures.

Industrial workers and warfighters can perform at a higher level when wearing an exoskeleton. Exoskeletons can enable aerospace workers to work more efficiently when building or repairing airplanes. Industrial robots are very effective for ship building where heavy lifting can injure workers. Exoskeleton devices have the potential to be adapted further for expanded use in every aspect of industry.

Workers benefit from powered human augmentation technology because they can offload some of the dangerous part of lifting and supporting heavy tools. Robots assist wearers with lifting activities, improving the way that a job is performed and decreasing the quantity of disability. For this reason it is anticipated that industrial exoskeleton robots will have very rapid adoption once they are fully tested and proven to work effectively for a particular task. Exoskeletons are being developed in the U.S., China, Korea, Japan, and Europe.

They are generally intended for logistical and engineering purposes, due to their short range and short battery life. Most exoskeletons can operate independently for several hours. Chinese manufacturers express hope that upgrades to exoskeletons extending the battery life could make them suitable for frontline infantry in difficult environments, including mountainous terrain.

Exoskeletons are capable of transferring the weight of heavy loads to the ground through powered legs without loss of human mobility. This can increase the distance that soldiers can cover in a day, or increase the load that they can carry though difficult terrain. Exoskeletons can significantly reduce operator fatigue and exposure to injury. Industrial robots help with lifting, walking, and sitting Exoskeletons can be used to access efficiency of movement and improve efficiency.

Industrial workers and warfighters can perform at a higher level when wearing an exoskeleton. Exoskeletons can enable aerospace workers to work more efficiently when building or repairing airplanes. Industrial robots are very effective for ship building where heavy lifting can injure workers. Medical and military uses have driven initial exoskeleton development to date. New market opportunities of building and repair in the infrastructure, aerospace, and shipping industries offer large opportunity for growth of the exoskeleton markets.
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1. Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Description and Market Dynamics
1.1. Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Market Definition
1.2. Market Growth Drivers For Exoskeletons
1.3. Industrial Active And Passive Wearable Exoskeletons
1.4. Human Augmentation
1.4.1. Exoskeleton Technology
1.5. Safety Standards For Exoskeletons In Industry

2. Exoskeleton Market Shares and Market Forecasts
2.1. Exoskeleton Market Driving Forces
2.1.1. Industrial Exoskeleton Devices Positioned to Serve Commercial Wearable Purposes
2.1.2. Military Exoskeleton Markets Shift
2.2. Wearable Exoskeleton Market Shares
2.2.1. Able-Bodied Exoskeletons
2.2.2. UK Armed Police Super-Light Graphene Vests From US Army
2.2.3. Honda Builds Unique Transportation Exoskeleton Device Market
2.3. Wearable Commercial and Military Exoskeleton Market Forecasts
2.3.1. Wearable Commercial Exoskeleton Market Forecasts
2.4. Commercial Exoskeleton Market Segments
2.4.1. US Infrastructure: Bridges
2.4.2. Aerospace
2.4.3. Law Enforcement
2.4.4. Exoskeletons Change The Face Of Shipbuilding
2.4.5. Industrial Wearable Robot Shipyard Exoskeleton
2.4.6. Industrial Wearable Robots, Exoskeleton Robot Market Segments
2.4.7. Save Lives And Prevent Injury
2.5. Robot Industrial Markets
2.6. Medical Wearable Robot Exoskeleton, Paraplegic, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, And Cerebral Palsy Market Segments
2.6.1. Ekso Bionics Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed Man Walk Again
2.6.2. Medical Market for Wearable Robotic Exoskeleton Devices
2.7. Exoskeleton Robots Regional Analysis
2.7.1. US
2.7.2. Europe
2.7.3. Japan
2.7.4. Korea

3. Wearable Robot Exoskeleton Products
3.1. Ekso
3.1.1. Ekso Exoskeletons and Body Armor for U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
3.1.2. Ekso TALOS Suit
3.1.3. Ekso SOCOM Collaborative Design Of The Project
3.1.4. Ekso Quiet Power Sources
3.1.5. Esko Technology
3.1.6. Ekso Bionics
3.1.7. Esko Exoskeletons
3.1.8. Ekso Builds Muscle Memory
3.1.9. Ekso Bionics Wearable Bionic Suit
3.1.10 Ekso Gait Training Exoskeleton Uses
3.1.11 Ekso Bionics Rehabilitation
3.1.12 Ekso Bionics Robotic Suit Helps Paralyzed Man Walk Again
3.2. Rewalk
3.2.1. Rewalk-Robotics-Personal Support
3.3. Lockheed Martin Exoskeleton Design
3.3.1. Lockheed Martin HULC® with Lift Assist Device Exoskeletons
3.3.2. Lockheed Martin Military Exoskeleton Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) with Lift Assist Device
3.3.3. Lockheed Martin Fortis
3.3.4. Collaboration Between National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Lockheed Martin, and BAE Systems
3.3.5. Lockheed Martin FORTIS Exoskeleton
3.4. Berkeley Robotics Laboratory Exoskeletons
3.4.1. Berkeley Robotics Austin
3.4.2. Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoHiker
3.4.3. Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoClimber
3.4.4. Berkeley Lower Extremity Exoskeleton (BLEEX)
3.4.5. Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Exoskeleton
3.4.6. Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory
3.5. Bionic
3.6. Reha-Stim Harness
3.6.1. Reha-Stim Bi-Manu-Track Hand and Wrist
3.7. Exoskeleton Designed by CAR
3.8. Sarcos
3.8.1. Sarcos Guardian XO
3.8.2. Sarcos Robot-as-a-Service (RaaS) Model
3.8.3. Sarcos Raytheon XOS 2: Second Generation Exoskeleton
3.9. Cyberdyne
3.9.1. Cyberdyne HAL
3.9.2. Applications of Cyberdyne HAL
3.10 Berkley Robotics Laboratory Exoskeletons
3.10.1. Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoHiker
3.10.2. Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory ExoClimber
3.10.3. Berkeley Lower Extremity Exoskeleton (BLEEX)
3.10.4. Berkley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory Exoskeleton
3.11 Rex Bionics
3.12 US Bionics
3.13 Noonee
3.13.1. Noonee Exoskeletons Chairless Chair
3.13.2 Hocoma
3.14 AlterG: PK100 PowerKnee
3.15.1. AlterG Bionic Leg
3.15.2. Alterg / Tibion Bionic Leg
3.15.3. AlterG M
3.16 Catholic University of America Arm Therapy Robot ARMin III
3.17 U.S. Special Operations Command SOCOM Wearable Exoskeleton
3.17.1. DARPA Funded Exoskeleton
3.17.2. Darpa Secure, Smartphone Device
3.17.3. Trek Aerospace Springtail/XFV Exo-skeletor Flying Vehicle
3.18 Revision Military Kinetic Operations Suit
3.19 HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot
3.20 Honda
3.20.1. Honda Walk Assist
3.20.2. Honda Prototype Stride Management Motorized Assist Device
3.20.3. Honda Builds Unique Transportation Exoskeleton Device Market
3.21 Revision Military - Exoskeleton Integrated Soldier Protection System
3.21.1. Revision Military Armored Exoskeleton
3.22 Mira Lopes Gait Rehabilitation Device
3.22.1. Prototype of University of Twente LOPES with 8 Actuated Degrees of Freedom
3.23 China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO)
3.23.1. Chinese Exoskeletons for Combat
3.24 Russian Army: Combat Exoskeletons By 2
3.25 UK Exoskeleton
3.25.1. UK Exoskeleton Law Enforcement
3.25.2. UK Armed Police Super-Light Graphene Vests
3.25.3. Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) Based Robotic Exoskeleton
3.26 University of Texas in Austin: Robotic Upper-Body Rehab Exoskeleton
3.27 Daewoo Begins Testing Robotic Exoskeletons for Shipyard Workers in South Korea
3.27.1. Daewoo Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength
3.27.2. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering
3.27.3. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) Wearable Robot Tank Insulation Boxes of LNG Carriers
3.27.4. Daewoo
3.28 Panasonic
3.28.1. Panasonic Activelink

4. Exoskeleton Technology
4.1. Industrial Robot Exoskeleton Standards
4.2. NCMS
4.3. Exoskeleton Standards Use Environment
4.3.1. Sarcos Guardian XOS Industrial Applications
4.3.2. UK Armed Police Super-Light Graphene Vests From US Army
4.3.3. Daewoo Wearable Robot Is Made Of Carbon, Aluminum Alloy And Steel
4.3.4. Cyberdyne HAL for Labor Support and HAL for Care Support Meet ISO 13482 Standard
4.4. Exoskeleton Technology
4.5. Robotic Actuator Energy
4.5.1. Elastic Actuators
4.5.2. General Atomics Hybrid-Electric Power Unit
4.6. Robotic Risk Mitigation
4.7. Exoskeleton Multi-Factor Solutions
4.7.1. Biometallic Materials Titanium (Ti) and its Alloys
4.8. Cognitive Science
4.9. Artificial Muscle
4.10 Standards
4.11 Regulations

5. Exoskeleton Company Profiles
5.1. AlterG
5.1.1. AlterG: PK100 PowerKnee
5.1.2. AlterG Bionic Leg
5.1.3. AlterG M300 Customers
5.1.4. AlterG M
5.1.5. AlterG™ Acquires Tibion Bionic Leg
5.2. Bionik Laboratories / Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT)
5.2.1. Bionik Laboratories Acquires Interactive Motion Technologies, Inc. (IMT)
5.2.2. BioNik / InMotion Robots for NHS study in the UK
5.2.3. Bionik / Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT) InMotion Robots
5.2.4. IMT Anklebot Evidence-Based Neurorehabilitation Technology
5.3. Catholic University of America Arm Therapy Robot ARMin III
5.3.1. Catholic University of America Armin Iii Project Description:
5.3.2. Catholic University of America HandSOME Hand Spring Operated Movement Enhancer
5.4. China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO)
5.4.1. China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) Revenue
5.5. Cyberdyne
5.5.1. Cyberdyne Wants to Offer Robot Suit HAL in the U.S.
5.5.2. Robot Exoskeletons At Japan's Airports
5.5.3. To Offset Aging Workforce, Japan Turns to Robot-Worked Airports
5.6. Ekso Bionics
5.6.1. Esko Employees
5.6.2. Ekso Rehabilitation Robotics
5.6.3. Ekso GT
5.6.4. Ekso Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Financial Results
5.6.5. Ekso Bionics Seeks To Lead The Technological Revolutions
5.6.6. Ekso Bionics Regional Presence
5.6.7. Ekso Bionics Customers
5.6.8. Ekso Able-Bodied Industrial Applications
5.6.9. Ekso Rehabilitation Robotics
5.7. Fanuc
5.7.1. Fanuc Revenue
5.7.2. Fanuc - Industrial Robot Automation Systems and Robodrill Machine Centers
5.8. Focal Meditech
5.8.1. Focal Meditech BV Collaborating Partners:
5.9. HEXORR: Hand EXOskeleton Rehabilitation Robot
5.10 Honda Motor
5.10.1. Honda Motor Revenue
5.10.2. Honda Automobile Business
5.10.3. Honda Walk Assist
5.10.4. Honda Prototype Stride Management Motorized Assist Device
5.10.5. Honda Builds Unique Transportation Exoskeleton Device Market
5.11 Interaxon
5.12 KDM
5.13 Lockheed Martin
5.13.1. Lockheed Martin First Quarter 2016 and 2015 Revenue
5.14 Lopes Gait Rehabilitation Device
5.15 MRISAR
5.16 Myomo
5.16.1. Myomo mPower 1
5.17 Noonee
5.18 Orthocare Innovations
5.18.1. Orthocare Innovations Adaptive Systems™ For Advanced O&P Solutions.
5.18.2. Orthocare Innovations Company Highlights
5.19 Parker Hannifin
5.19.1. Parker Revenue for Fiscal 2016 and 2015 thrid Quarter Sales
5.19.2. Parker Hannifin Segment Results Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter
5.19.3. Parker and Freedom Innovations' Partnership
5.19.4. Parker Hannifin Indego License
5.20 Reha Technology
5.21 Revision Military
5.22 ReWalk Robotics
5.22.1. ReWalk Revenue
5.22.2. ReWalk First Mover Advantage
5.22.3. ReWalk Strategic Alliance with Yaskawa Electric Corporation
5.22.4. ReWalk Scalable Manufacturing Capability
5.22.5. ReWalk Leverages Core Technology Platforms
5.23 RexBionics
5.24 Robotdalen
5.25 Rostec
5.25.1. Rostec Lines Of Business
5.25.2. Rostec Corporation Objectives
5.26 RU Robots
5.27 Sarcos
5.27.1. Sarcos LC Acquires Raytheon Sarcos Unit
5.27.2. Sarcos LC Acquires Raytheon Sarcos Unit of Raytheon
5.28 Shepherd Center
5.29 Socom (U.S. Special Operations Command)
5.30 Trek Aerospace
5.31 University of Twente
5.32 United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation
5.33 Other Human Muscle Robotic Companies
5.33.1. Additional Rehabilitation Robots
5.33.2. Selected Rehabilitation Equipment Companies
5.33.3. Spinal Cord Treatment Centers in the US
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Wearable robots, exoskeletons units are evolving additional functionality rapidly. Wearable robots functionality is used to assist to personal mobility via exoskeleton robots. They promote upright walking and relearning of lost functions. Exoskeletons are helping older people move after a stroke. Exoskeleton s deliver higher quality rehabilitation, provide the base for a growth strategy for clinical facilities.

Exoskeletons support occupational heavy lifting. Exoskeletons are poised to play a significant role in warehouse management, ship building, and manufacturing. Usefulness in occupational markets is being established. Emerging markets promise to have dramatic and rapid growth.

Industrial workers and warfighters can perform at a higher level when wearing an exoskeleton. Exoskeletons can enable paraplegics to walk again. Devices have the potential to be adapted further for expanded use in healthcare and industry. Elderly people benefit from powered human augmentation technology. Robots assist wearers with walking and lifting activities, improving the health and quality of life for aging populations.

Exoskeletons are being developed in the U.S., China, Korea, Japan, and Europe. They are useful in medical markets. They are generally intended for logistical and engineering purposes, due to their short range and short battery life. Most exoskeletons can operate independently for several hours. Chinese manufacturers express hope that upgrades to exoskeletons extending the battery life could make them suitable for frontline infantry in difficult environments, including mountainous terrain.

In the able-bodied field, Ekso, Lockheed Martin, Sarcos / Raytheon, BAE Systems, Panasonic, Honda, Daewoo, Noonee, Revision Military, and Cyberdyne are each developing some form of exoskeleton for military and industrial applications. The field of robotic exoskeleton technology remains in its infancy. Robotics has tremendous ability to support work tasks and reduce disability. Disability treatment with sophisticated exoskeletons is anticipated to providing better outcomes for patients with paralysis due to traumatic injury.

With the use of exoskeletons, patient recovery of function is subtle or non existent, but getting patients able to walk and move around is of substantial benefit. People using exoskeleton robots are able to make continued progress in regaining functionality even years after an injury.
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- AlterG
- BAE Systems Panasonic
- Bionik Laboratories / Interactive
- Catholic University of America
- China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO)
- Cyberdyne Sarcos
- Ekso Bionics
- Fanuc
- Hocoma
- Honda Daewoo
- Interaxon
- KDM
- Lockheed Martin Daewoo
- Lopes Gait Rehabilitation Device
- MRISAR
- Motion Technologies (IMT)
- Myomo
- Noonee Revision Military
- Orthocare Innovations
- Parker Hannifin
- ReWalk Robotics
- Reha Technology
- Revision Military
- Rex Bionics
- Robotdalen
- Rostec
- Sarcos
- Sarcos / Raytheon
- Shepherd Center
- Socom (U.S. Special Operations Command)
- Trek Aerospace
- United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation
- University of Twente
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