Cyberdyne Inc. is a Japanese-based company focused on developing and manufacturing robotic exoskeletons and assistive devices to enhance mobility and quality of life for individuals with physical disabilities or impairments. These devices are called HAL - Hybrid assited limbs. The company was founded in 2004 by Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankai.
HAL devices have been utilized in various medical settings, including rehabilitation centers and hospitals. It is commonly used by individuals with spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular disorders, or other conditions that affect mobility. HAL can help users regain or enhance their mobility and potentially improve their muscle strength and overall physical well-being.
The HAL Devices are intended to closely synchronize with the user's movements and provide assistance without exerting excessive force. The level of support and assistance can be adjusted according to individual needs and capabilities.