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China robotics startup Fourier buys rehab provider to spur growth

Shanghai-based exoskeleton maker looks to tap demand from aging population

Fourier is hoping to tap China's huge, unmet demand for rehablitation services. (Photo courtesy of Fourier)

SHANGHAI -- Fourier Intelligence, a startup known for its robotic exoskeletons, has acquired a rehabilitation services provider in a move aimed at tapping the needs of China's massive -- and rapidly aging -- population.

Shanghai-based Fourier, whose wearable robotics are used in hospitals and research institutes in 20 countries, announced the acquisition of Zhuhai RHK Healthcare on Monday.

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