Robotic exoskeletons for mobility update–again

Back in October we wrote about Ekso Bionic’s exoskeleton ‘wearable robot’ to assist rehabilitating patients and paraplegics in walking. It looks like Wired (UK edition) and SmartPlanet are taking notice. It also seems that Ekso is on track to release the device later this year at $100,000 per unit, with ten top US rehab clinics have already signed up for the first batch. At-home units are projected for later this year.