Human Exoskeletons and the Human
Augmentation Space
Nathan Harding, CEO, Ekso Bionics
November 6, 2015
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may consti...
COMPANY PURPOSE: MAXIMIZING PEOPLE’S POTENTIAL
Copyright © 2012 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 3
Ou...
Proprietary | 4
HUMAN EXOSKELETONS A NEW INDUSTRY
MILITARY
Ground Soldiers
Depots & Logistics
Manufacturing
TAM= $3 + Bill...
2000-2005
Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 5
Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 6
Ekso Advisor and Co-founder’s
Brother:
Ryan Angol...
AND THEN THE OTHER THING HAPPENED…
Shortly after co-founder Russ
Angold’s brother suffers a C6-7
spinal cord injury, a doc...
Proprietary | 8
GOVERNMENT
Depots & Logistics
First Responders
Maintenance
Ground Soldiers
CONSUMER
Elderly
Outdoor Sports...
Tune step length, height
Tune spatial targets
Hip & knee angles
Adjust swing time
Hip abduction/adduction angle
Adjustable...
Since February 14, 2012, over 5000 neurologically
impaired individuals have stood and walked with an
Ekso; taking more tha...
Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 11
Proprietary | 12
GOVERNMENT
Depots & Logistics
First Responders
Maintenance
Ground Soldiers
CONSUMER
Elderly
Outdoor Sport...
SO LET’S GO BACKWARDS AND TALK
ABOUT ROBOTICS A LITTLE
“BREAKTHROUGH ROBOTICS”
Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 14
1980s: Industrial Roboti...
“BREAKTHROUGH ROBOTICS”
Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 15
1989: Carnegie Mellon Ma...
LITTLE DID WE KNOW…
Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 16
This was the breakthrough in...
TECHNOLOGY COMPARISON - ROBOTICS
9-Feb-16 Copyright © 2015 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 17
Humans...
WE FIND UNSTRUCTURED ENVIRONMENTS ALL OVER
Copyright © 2015 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 18
9-Feb...
SO HOW’S THIS GOING TO HAPPEN?
EKSO WORKS – PASSIVE TOOL HOLDING EKSO
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9-Feb-16
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Technology Platform/Enhancements
• Field Test Prototypes
• Define Specifications
• Field Validate D...
IN SEARCH OF: EXPERIENCED
ENTREPRENEURS
THANK YOU
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Nathan Harding - Human Exoskeletons and the Human Augmentation Space

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  • 1. Human Exoskeletons and the Human Augmentation Space Nathan Harding, CEO, Ekso Bionics November 6, 2015
  • 2. FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements regarding (i) the Plans and objectives of management for future operations, including plans or objectives relating to the design, development and commercialization of human exoskeletons, (ii) a projection of income (including income/loss), earnings (including earnings/ loss) per share, capital expenditures, dividends, capital structure or other financial items, (iii) the Company's future financial performance and (iv) the assumptions underlying or relating to any statement described in points (i), (ii) or (iii) above.  Such forward-looking statements are not meant to predict or guarantee actual results, performance, events or circumstances and may not be realized because they are based upon the Company's current projections, plans, objectives, beliefs, expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and other influences, many of which the Company has no control over.  Actual results and the timing of certain events and circumstances may differ materially from those described by the forward- looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties.  Factors that may influence or contribute to the inaccuracy of the forward-looking statements or cause actual results to differ materially from expected or desired results may include, without limitation, the Company's inability to obtain adequate financing, the significant length of time and resources associated with the development of our products and related insufficient cash flows and resulting illiquidity, the Company's inability to expand the Company's business, significant government regulation of medical devices and the healthcare industry, lack of product diversification, volatility in the price of the Company's raw materials, existing or increased competition, results of arbitration and litigation, stock volatility and illiquidity, and the Company's failure to implement the Company's business plans or strategies. These and other factors are identified and described in more detail in the Company's filings with the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.  The Company does not undertake to update these forward-looking statements. Note: Historical fact information is accurate based on date of presentation and information is subject to change.
  • 3. COMPANY PURPOSE: MAXIMIZING PEOPLE’S POTENTIAL Copyright © 2012 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 3 Our Competitors? (Just kidding) Human Augmentation: Inevitable, Transformative
  • 4. Proprietary | 4 HUMAN EXOSKELETONS A NEW INDUSTRY MILITARY Ground Soldiers Depots & Logistics Manufacturing TAM= $3 + Billion CONSUMER Elderly Outdoor Sports Extreme Athletes HEALTH Commercializing into •  Rehab Centers •  Homes TAM = $10+ Billion INDUSTRIAL Construction First Responders Manufacturing Moving 14+ years in Bionics and Robotics 45 U.S. Patents, 12 Issued Went public in Jan 2014 [OTCQB: EKSO] 90+ man-years of exoskeleton engineering Copyright © 2014 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 4 2005 – UCB spin out following DARPA project 2009 – Lockheed Martin partnership 2010 – Announce commercialization plan 2012 – Deliver first medical suits
  • 5. 2000-2005 Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 5
  • 6. Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 6 Ekso Advisor and Co-founder’s Brother: Ryan Angold - SEAL Naval Academy Grad 97 BUDS class 217 Honor man Naval Special Warfare Development Group Bronze Star with Valor AND THEN TWO THINGS HAPPENED…
  • 7. AND THEN THE OTHER THING HAPPENED… Shortly after co-founder Russ Angold’s brother suffers a C6-7 spinal cord injury, a doctor shows us videos of Reciprocating Gait Orthoses (RGOs) … and, we knew we could do much better.
  • 8. Proprietary | 8 GOVERNMENT Depots & Logistics First Responders Maintenance Ground Soldiers CONSUMER Elderly Outdoor Sports Extreme Athletes HEALTH Commercializing into •  Rehab Centers •  Homes Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 8 LABS INDUSTRIAL Construction Manufacturing Logistics Maintenance
  • 9. Tune step length, height Tune spatial targets Hip & knee angles Adjust swing time Hip abduction/adduction angle Adjustable thigh length Adjustable hip width Ankle dorsiflexion stiffness Ankle resting position EKSO GT - OPTIMIZED FOR THE CLINIC LESS THAN 5 MINUTES SOFTWARE:ADJUSTMENTS: TUNE WHILE WALKING Adjust hip and knee flexion settings Tune Variable Assist settings
  • 10. Since February 14, 2012, over 5000 neurologically impaired individuals have stood and walked with an Ekso; taking more than 33,000,000 steps.
  • 11. Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 11
  • 12. Proprietary | 12 GOVERNMENT Depots & Logistics First Responders Maintenance Ground Soldiers CONSUMER Elderly Outdoor Sports Extreme Athletes HEALTH Commercializing into •  Rehab Centers •  Homes Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 12 LABS INDUSTRIAL Construction Manufacturing Logistics Maintenance
  • 13. SO LET’S GO BACKWARDS AND TALK ABOUT ROBOTICS A LITTLE
  • 14. “BREAKTHROUGH ROBOTICS” Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 14 1980s: Industrial Robotics has a clear breakthrough: Automotive Assembly and Welding
  • 15. “BREAKTHROUGH ROBOTICS” Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 15 1989: Carnegie Mellon Mars Rover “Field Robots” are getting pretty cool, but what would be the breakthrough field robot… What would be the killer app…
  • 16. LITTLE DID WE KNOW… Copyright © 2013 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 16 This was the breakthrough in “field robotics.” So, what’s next?
  • 17. TECHNOLOGY COMPARISON - ROBOTICS 9-Feb-16 Copyright © 2015 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 17 Humans operate where robots cannot Human Augmentation Space
  • 18. WE FIND UNSTRUCTURED ENVIRONMENTS ALL OVER Copyright © 2015 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 18 9-Feb-16
  • 19. SO HOW’S THIS GOING TO HAPPEN?
  • 20. EKSO WORKS – PASSIVE TOOL HOLDING EKSO Copyright © 2015 Ekso Bionics, Inc. All rights reserved. Proprietary | 20 9-Feb-16
  • 21. 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Technology Platform/Enhancements • Field Test Prototypes • Define Specifications • Field Validate Design • Design to Production • Ekso Works Chassis • Tool holding Arm • Increased Payloads for powered versions • Reduced Weight & cost for Passive Systems • Better ergonomics • Cost reduction • Reduce weight • Powered Chassis • Powered Arms • Cost reduction Heavy Construction & Maintenance EKSO Works • Addresses Industrial and construction applications EKSO Lift • Powered legs • Powered Arms • Lift and Carry applications EKSO Logistics • Pick and place applications • Assisted Lifting Prototype Early Customer feedback Reducing Cost, Increasing Performance, Broadening Penetration and Customers Served MARKET APPROACH Semi- powered Powered Passive
  • 22. IN SEARCH OF: EXPERIENCED ENTREPRENEURS
  • 23. THANK YOU