Exoskeleton To Help Carry Heavy Items

wearable exoskeleton
Researchers from the Tokyo University of Science (Japan) led by prof. Hiroshi Kobayashi are now developing a light exoskeleton concept that can carry items as heavy as 40 kilograms with ease. The exoskeleton is affixed to the hips and shoulders by straps and a padded waistband, while its A-shaped frame is equipped with four pneumatic lightweight rubber blades encased in mesh aka artificial muscles that can provide up to 30 kg of instant support. The exoskeleton frame specially designed to augment the functions of the arms and back is to be available for commercial release next year at ¥15,000 monthly rent.
Via: psfk.com

Donate BTC: 1DUUZbiqjbJvzjuRZEwTS47bqgmnhEJ4XG

Donate ETH: 0x981FcEAAa895C6cee76D2876e9AfC649Dc0C4c75

More Posts:

Save The Ocean From Plastic: Drone On The Job
IBM Prototype For Augmented Reality Shopping
Small Spacecraft Technology Program by NASA
LED Glasses Might Help People With Hearing Disabilities “See” Sounds
A Handy Sound Camera Detects Both Stationary And Moving Noise Sources (+VIDEO)
How Drones are Like Viruses (and Vice-Versa)
Nicholas Negroponte Says In The Future We Will Swallow A Pill To Learn
A Wearable Camera That Would Turn Into a Drone and Fly Off Your Wrist
Recon Jet Smart Eyewear For Active Lifestyles
Sion - A Solarcar For Everyone