BODYGUARD Medical Exoskeleton
The BODYGUARD Medical Exoskeleton is Prototype Ver01 is designed to be light and simple designed to help people with mobility disorders to be upright and mobile. In any anywhere, at home, at work BODYGUARD has successfully enabled many individuals to stand up, walkabout, and speak to peers eye-to-eye. BODYGUARD has only six actuators at its hip; the knee joints are designed to allow support during stance and ground clearance during swing.
11kg, about half of other exoskeletons
Rigid back support
Two mounted on each hip
Has a range of abour four miles, or four hours of continuous use.
Wirelessly controlled via buttons on the handle of a crutch, which is used in addition to the Exoskeleton
Two motor knee support
Syschoronised with hip motor movements to lock and unlock and to keep kness straight when the body’s weight is on them, allowing the lower leg when walking
BODYGUARD can be worn while sitting in a wheelchair but unlike some rival models it cannot climb stairs