Lockheed Martin HULC – Lockheed Martin's HULC exoskeleton is designed to allow soldiers to carry superhuman loads.
Cyberdyne HAL-5 – Cyberdyne's HAL-5 suit could take rescue workers into dangerous zones in the future. For now, it is allowing hundreds of Japanese patients suffering from muscle weakness to get around.
Muscle Suit by Kobalab – Kobalabs' Muscle Suit aims to provide a smart solution for health workers needing to carry people and heavy loads.
Argo ReWalk – The Argo ReWalk aims to give people suffering from paralysis the power to walk again. It has already propelled Claire Lomas (pictured) to the finish of the London Marathon.
Ekso Bionics Ekso – Ekso Bionics is also developing exoskeletons for rehabilitation. Here, Architect Robert Woo takes his first steps since a construction accident paralyzed him from the waist down.
Nasa X-1 – Nasa's X-1 suit could be vital for astronauts venturing into deep space.