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Industry leaders in healthcare, military, and industrial exoskeletons 
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Ekso GT (Healthcare):

Ekso GT is a robotic exoskeleton used for over-ground gait training in people with a neurological diagnosis. It helps patients re-learn the correct step patterns and weight shifts involved in walking, potentially mitigating compensatory behaviors.

Ekso GT’s Variable Assist software allows physical therapists to determine how much power is provided to either side of the person’s body. This balances the physical effort that the person exerts with the amount of help that he or she needs to achieve a more normalized gait. It also makes the device suitable for a broad spectrum of neuro-rehabilitation activities and keeps individuals challenged as they progress through their rehabilitation.

For people who thought they would never stand or walk again, Ekso GT provides hope for greater mobility and independence.

[Christina Kwasnica, M.D., medical director for the Barrow Neuro Rehabilitation Center, notes, “The robotic device allows us to get patients up on their feet earlier. The gains we see are overwhelming and the positive effects on a patient’s mood and motivation is unbelievable.”

Ekso Bionics(TM) Receives Its First NIH Grant (Oct 28, 2014):
RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:EKSO), a robotic exoskeleton company, announced today that it has been awarded a P20 Exploratory Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development of an exoskeleton prototype for children. This work will be done in collaboration with the pediatric rehabilitation department at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and will consist of Ekso Bionics developing a pediatric version of its Ekso GT™ robotic exoskeleton. Working with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland allows for the effective integration of advanced robotics into a world-class pediatric rehabilitative practice.

Ekso Bionics Licences Intellectual Property to Ottobock (Nov 3, 2014):

Ekso GT™ Robotic Exoskeleton Cleared by FDA for Use With Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Patients (Apr 4, 2016):

EKSO Bionics Robotic Exoskeletons Gain Global Connectivity With Vodafone IoT Technology (Jun 7, 2016):

Ekso Bionics® Launches Smart Assist (Oct 4, 2016):

Ekso Bionics® Launches EksoPulse Cloud-Based Analytics (Feb 9, 2017):

Ekso Bionics and Vodafone Receive 2016 HealthTechZone Telehealth Award (Apr 7, 2017):

Ekso: T.A.L.O.S. & Warrior Web (D.O.D.):

T.A.L.O.S. (Tactical Assault LIght Operator Suit):
Ekso Labs was awarded an Other Transaction for Prototypes Agreement from U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) to develop technologies for their Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) project. TALOS is a futuristic assault suit that promises to provide superhuman strength with superior mobility and protection, and is often referred to as the "Iron Man" suit. The exoskeleton chassis, which Ekso Labs is developing, will be designed to allow soldiers to carry out their mission with agility, while carrying hundreds of pounds of load. The TALOS project is integrating other functional elements, including armor and systems, to provide situational awareness and technology for vital signs monitoring.

Ekso Bionics(TM) Secures Second Phase of U.S. Special Operation Command's TALOS Project

Ekso(TM) Labs Secures Third Contract With the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for Upper Extremity TALOS Project (5/20/15)

Warrior Web Flexible Exoskeleton:
Ekso Bionics™ Selected for Development of Next-Generation DARPA Exoskeleton

Warrior Web A:
Testing for the Warrior Web Task A project culminated last week with six soldiers marching through 84 miles of obstacle filled terrain, carrying large loads, weapon and helmet. There were no incidences of failure reported.

Warrior Web B:

"Ekso Bionics (NASDAQ: EKSO), having successfully supplied technology to Warrior Web Task A, has been selected to participate in the second and concluding Warrior Web Task B.

Ekso Bionics will gain $4.5 million in the combined contract for both tasks." - RBR

Army R&D with RE2 Robotics:
(This is from a press release from RE2, not from Ekso Bionics. Ekso is simply jointly involved as mentioned below)
Note: EKSO is now on the NASDAQ exchange not the OTCBB

"The goal of the Phase II effort is to develop a simulation tool capable of producing validated biomechanical data on muscle forces, stresses, joint loads, and metabolic load that a human subject would have produced during load carriage with and without the use of a robotic exoskeleton. This data will help the Army analyze the benefits of exoskeletons and develop injury predictions.

“By directly modeling the interaction between a human user and the exoskeleton, our simulator will help to identify potential injury mechanisms and issues before any large-scale deployment of the device – ultimately reducing injuries while saving the Army time and money,” stated Jorgen Pedersen, president and CEO for RE2.

RE2 is partnering with biomechanical exoskeleton experts at Ekso Bionics™ (OTCBB: EKSO), neuromusculoskeletal simulation leader, Dr. Scott Delp and Dr. Jennifer Hicks, faculty at Stanford University, and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh to design and test the Biomechanical Exoskeleton Simulator System."


EksoZeroG and Artemis (Construction/Tool Usage):


Ekso Bionics has spent several years designing and perfecting a range of ergonomic tool arms which are used to weightlessly manoeuvre heavy tools. These arms rely on spring tension and innovative design to balance the weight of tools used in drilling, sanding, riveting and many other applications. The Ekso Bionics Zero G arms are designed to hold loads of up to 19kg and fully balance the weight thus allowing the user to freely, safely and accurately manoeuvre the load in any direction without injury or fatigue.

The ergonomic tool arms have a variety of mounting options to suit the application including portable gantry’s, carts, jib arms, and linear rail. These systems require very little maintenance, no expensive inputs like electricity or compressed air, and have already been successfully used in a variety of industries from aerospace and defence to automotive manufacturing.

  • -Payback of less than a year
    -ROI of 100%
    -Less than 30 min of operator training required to achieve competency
    -No expensive inputs such as electricity or air required
    -Very minimal maintenance
    -Modular design for flexibility
    -13 different mobile and fixed mounting options
    -4 different arm configurations

There are several mounting options fro the Zero G ergonomic tool arms from ground based trolleys, to gantry mounts, jib crane mounts, linear rail and bench top mounting.

The Zero G ergonomic tool arm is used extensively in the aerospace,construction, mining and ship building industries in a range of roles. The weight balancing aspect of the Equipois Zero G system allows workers to grind, drill, chip surfaces easily for long periods of time even if the surface is in an overhead orientation.

Current users of the Equipois Zero G system include Airbus, Boeing, General Electric, BHP Billiton, Gammon Construction, Lockheed Martin, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Caterpillar, John Deere, Bradken and many more.


Ekso Artemis:

"RICHMOND, Calif., June 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EKSO), an exoskeleton company, today announced that it has completed the development of a lightweight, flexible load carriage exoskeleton prototype named Artemis."

Ekso Bionics Company Information:
-Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Richmond, CA 
--Originally Berkely Bionics of Univsity of California, Berkeley
-The current CEO is Thomas Loobyy
-Ekso is the industry leader in healthcare, military, and industrial exoskeletons
-The Ekso Bionics Ekso GT™ is the first and only FDA approved exoskeleton for stroke rehabiliation
-Over 190 international patent cases (granted or pending)

-Headquartered in the historic Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant, the largest wartime production assembly plant to be built on the West Coast
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EKSO News: Prospectus Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(1) (424b1) 10/19/2017 04:32:06 PM
EKSO News: Notice of Effectiveness (effect) 10/19/2017 06:03:17 AM
EKSO News: Ekso Bionics® to Showcase the Latest Features of the EksoGT™ Wearable Exoskeleton at 2017 AAPM&R Annual Assembly 10/10/2017 08:00:00 AM
EKSO News: Securities Registration: Employee Benefit Plan (s-8) 10/04/2017 04:40:04 PM
EKSO News: Securities Registration Statement (simplified Form) (s-3) 10/04/2017 04:39:13 PM
News News Alert: Prospectus Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(1) (424b1) 10/19/2017 04:32:06 PM
#2381  Sticky Note On Talos: [continued "top level support" for the Rhetorical 08/16/16 07:02:33 PM
#1234  Sticky Note $EKSO recent news/filings RECENT NEWS 02-03-16 1 MIL. GRANT mick 02/04/16 11:05:48 AM
#3865   Woo Hoo, a green day for EKSO. What radly 10/18/17 07:56:46 PM
#3864 mick 10/08/17 02:58:15 PM
#3863 On the wall of the task force building Rhetorical 10/07/17 06:05:41 PM
#3862 Rhetorical 10/06/17 12:36:54 AM
#3861   Talk about some ill-informed individuals...and these guys invest? skepticone 10/05/17 08:59:30 PM
#3860   Not sure that can work. VA would have packerfan9 10/05/17 01:12:17 PM
#3859   Russ Angold himself left me a message. I'm Rhetorical 10/05/17 01:18:30 AM
#3858   I that's GOOD or attleast better.. berta 10/04/17 08:01:21 PM
#3857   Also, the shortest rental time period Ekso has Rhetorical 10/04/17 04:21:15 PM
#3856   Finally got a response from the customer service Rhetorical 10/04/17 03:38:02 PM
#3855   KEEP BANGING THE DOOR .. Not berta 10/04/17 03:14:50 PM
#3854   I'm pissed at Ekso. I possibly have the Rhetorical 10/04/17 01:14:41 PM
#3853   So wrong. When this tech is doing over packerfan9 10/04/17 01:08:25 PM
#3852   Told the board EKSO would run today!!! Hehehe..MBD makingbiigdough 10/04/17 11:27:38 AM
#3851   This stock really turned out to be crap! radly 10/03/17 06:50:26 PM
#3850   If it is about the EKSO Vest release, skepticone 10/03/17 02:28:34 PM
#3849   What makes you say that? Do you expect skepticone 10/03/17 02:22:19 PM
#3848   EKSO News should be dropping soon! MBD makingbiigdough 10/03/17 01:50:17 PM
#3847 skepticone 10/03/17 09:53:54 AM
#3846 Small Business Innovation Resea Rhetorical 10/02/17 03:38:55 AM
#3844 skepticone 09/30/17 11:20:26 AM
#3843   So I called Ekso Bionics today, including their Rhetorical 09/29/17 08:01:07 PM
#3842 Rhetorical 09/29/17 12:13:52 PM
#3841   EKSO VEST TO BE RELEASED TODAY OR TOMORROW Rhetorical 09/29/17 12:12:55 PM
#3840 skepticone 09/28/17 08:48:14 AM
#3839 skepticone 09/28/17 08:39:28 AM
#3837   @ makingbiigdough...Obviously you do not have to answer skepticone 09/27/17 09:19:34 AM
#3836   It is also speculation that Wang's presences on skepticone 09/27/17 09:05:04 AM
#3835   EKSO No Brainer!!!!!! MBD makingbiigdough 09/27/17 09:02:52 AM
#3834   It's news (new-news is redundant), since his joining Rhetorical 09/26/17 11:52:33 AM
#3833   Interesting company, just got in today! serious38 09/26/17 10:56:02 AM
#3832   I don't see any of this as new skepticone 09/26/17 08:39:30 AM
#3831   I think it's people seeing Theodore Wang joining Rhetorical 09/26/17 01:02:01 AM
#3830   I have watched this stock every day for skepticone 09/25/17 09:29:52 PM
#3829   Volume and lot size. pnew122 09/25/17 08:06:44 PM
#3828   What makes you say that? skepticone 09/25/17 07:02:20 PM
#3827   Also, Oct 1st many veteran rehabilitation funds are Rhetorical 09/25/17 04:26:48 PM
#3826   Ekso Vest is supposed to release this month. Rhetorical 09/25/17 04:19:07 PM
#3825   Looks like news is imminent. pnew122 09/25/17 03:35:50 PM
#3824   Another late day run. Hope it can continue skepticone 09/25/17 02:56:08 PM
#3823   Good morning EKSO longs! Many MORE orders for makingbiigdough 09/25/17 08:39:30 AM
#3822   Boom! pnew122 09/24/17 07:49:41 PM
#3821   cheers to that Rhetorical 09/24/17 07:41:20 PM
#3820   Going to be a VERY BLESSED week/months coming makingbiigdough 09/24/17 11:03:39 AM
#3819   GREAT end of day movement yesterday!!!!!! Rhetorical 09/23/17 03:24:15 PM
#3818   AH....Still kicking A$$$$!!! :-) MBD makingbiigdough 09/22/17 04:19:39 PM
#3817   So makingbiigdough... I know you were in this skepticone 09/22/17 04:15:24 PM
#3816   Tried to tell everyone to buy! I hope makingbiigdough 09/22/17 04:10:41 PM
#3814   Totally agree packerfan! Been adding what i can makingbiigdough 09/22/17 02:37:26 PM
#3813   This is one of the few cheap Nasdaq packerfan9 09/22/17 01:29:52 PM