Sunday, June 01, 2008

Time to buy an Exoskeleton

At last, Robot fans can have their own exoskeleton. Now I can move those rocks in the garden. Great for heavy loads in places where access is difficult. I'll leave moving the piano to the experts though.

New Scientist Technology Blog: Exoskeletons for sale, finally!
Exoskeletons for sale, finally!
A few weeks ago, we suggested that Iron Man, the latest Marvel character to make it to the big screen, is as much science as science fiction.

As if to prove the point, Berkeley Bionics this week began accepting orders for its prototype exoskeleton the Human Universal Load Carrier - the HULC. There's no word of the cost on their website, but it still must be encouraging news for Iron Man wannabes.