Founded in 2010, B-TEMIA is a privately-owned dermoskeletic technology company. Based in Quebec City, Canada, B-TEMIA develops, manufactures and commercializes cutting-edge products in the growing market of human augmentation systems.
B-TEMIA’s proprietary wearable Dermoskeleton
Using high-end sensors and advanced artificial intelligence proprietary software, the Dermoskeleton
Acting as a secondary artificial musculo-skeletal structure surrounding the body, the Dermoskeleton
A recent study conducted by the University of Michigan Human Neuromechanics Laboratory suggests that motion assisting exoskeleton utilizing the Knee-Stress Relief Device (K-SRD) can help battle-equipped soldiers to better perform in inclined terrain. K-SRD is part of the FORTIS system, the latest exoskeleton developed by on inclined terrain. K-SRD uses Dermoskeleton technology licensed from Canadian developer B-TEMIA. The system assists its wearer in completing repetitive or physically demanding tasks, such as lifting or dragging heavy loads, holding tools or equipment, repetitive or continuous kneeling or squatting, walking with load, walking up or downhill, and using stairs while carrying loads.
Four trained participants used the exoskeleton carrying 40-pound backpacks while walking at various speeds on a treadmill inclined to 15 degrees. The tests results show all participants conserved energy using the K-SRD, reducing overall exertion.
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