Sunday, September 27, 2009

Lots of robotic suits

robotic exoskeleton

Not one, but two different robotic suits have popped up in the past few days, and crazy as it sounds, these aren't even the first ones we've heard of, there are tons of people working on these. And these aren't just for the lazy, either, Japanese researcher Yoshiyuki Sankai says his suit is meant to help people with weakened leg muscles to be able to walk smoothly, while University of Utah roboticist Stephen Jacobson is pitching his robotic exoskeleton (pictured at right) to the military so that soldiers can carry heavier loads of equipment without getting tired.

Read - Robot Suit

Read - Robotic Exoskeleton

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