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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New wearable robotic exoskeleton gives you superhuman powers !



Engineers and roboticists in the US have developed a ’smart’ robotic suit made from lightweight, flexible materials that can enhance the movements ofeveryone from soldiers and firefighters to hiking enthusiasts and the elderly.

A team of researchers at Harvard University have developed a prototype robotic exoskeleton, otherwise know as a ’smart suit’. Made from soft materials and worn from the waist down, the device has been designed to gradually assist the wearer in the movements they’re making, supplementing their natural power by up to 20 percent.

Source: Science Alert