ReWalk robotic exoskeleton will go on sale
The U.S. government approved this Friday the commercialization of ReWalk, the first robotic exoskeleton that allows to walk with the help of an accompanying to persons paralyzed due to spinal cord injuries.
“This revolutionary product will have an immediate impact for change the lives of people who have suffered spinal cord injuries,” said the Executive Chief of ReWalk Robotics Larry Jasinki.
“For the first time people with paraplegia will be able to take home this exoskeleton technology, use it every day and maximize the physiological and psychological benefits that we observed in clinical trials,” he added.
The ReWalk is a motorized device that clips to the legs and lower torso, and helps the person feel, get up and walk with the help of a partner, a friend or a medical care assistant.