OurCrowd’s portfolio company Argo (ReWalk) has been featured on ABC News, the news gathering and broadcasting division of the American Broadcasting Company. Argo has developed an exoskeleton device called the ReWalk, providing paraplegics with an independent, natural walking experience that provides them numerous social, psychological, and physical benefits.
People who use the [exoskeleton] devices reap health benefits like better circulation, increased oxygen intake, pain relief and better bowel function. And the act of simply being upright and looking people in the eye has psychological benefits.
At the very least, people can use the devices to take brief walks… The ReWalk, for instance, can go up and down stairs
Argo (ReWalk) raised $1,280,000 from OurCrowd investors in June 2013.
Read more on ABC News here.
The article also contains a video segment, watch it below: