Exoskeleton research marches forward with NIST study on fit


Image: A person wearing an exoskeleton with different sensors; Copyright: N. Hanacek/NIST

Reflective markers are attached to blue 3D-printed apparatus above and below the user's knee as well as two metal plates on the exoskeleton leg. Researchers track and compare the movement of the markers to gain insight into how well the exoskeletons fit.