Panasonic’s ATOUN Launches New Power Assist Suit For The Hip

ATOUN Inc., an in-house venture system of Panasonic established since 2003, has announced a new Power Assist Suit designed to take the load off the wearer’s hip. Designated ATOUN MODEL Y (which has no relation to Tesla’s upcoming ride, btw), this 4.4 kg (9.7 lbs) load-bearing exoskeleton suit is 40 percent lighter over the Nara …

Lowe’s Stock Employees Go High-tech With Specially Developed Exosuits

Caring for your employees means doing more than just paying the correct wages and on time; it includes looking after their wellbeing such as, for example, taking the load off their shoulders when moving heavy objects, like what Lowe’s did and is doing for some of the company’s stock employees. The American home improvement retail …

Indonesian Stroke Victim Creates Mind-controlled Robotic Arm, But How Far Is It From The Truth?

By now, videos of an Indonesian man who created a working robotic arm have gone viral. Now, a story of a man and a robotic arm created out of scraps is not farfetched at all but the thing with Tawan’s creation is, the supposed robotic arm is, wait for this… mind-controlled. Meaning, it has a …

Future U.S. Soldiers Will Look Pretty Much Like HALO’s Master Chief

If you ever played first person shooter set in a near-future world, then you will be familiar with high-tech soldiers like Master Chief. So why am I referring to a game like HALO? Well, cos’ the suit you see here, dubbed TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit), looks like one that could only come out …

This Pair of Bionic Boot Will Turn You into a Real-life Bionic Man

Thanks to invention like the Bionic Boot you see here, achieving the speed of Usain Bolt won’t be a pipe dream. Not only there’s a possibility of besting the world’s fastest man, you can do it for a sustained distance. Invented by a Keahi Seymour, this pair of aptly-named human power enhancing boots is actually …

U.S. Navy Acquires Lockheed Martin FORTIS Exoskeleton Suits For Ship Maintenance Works

humans are pretty capable creatures, but our ability to exploit is limited to our human strength. that, we have overcame with machines, which are cool but kind of limits our maneuverability. this gives rise to another mankind’s dream: to have superhuman strength like what Iron Man suits gave Tony Stark – which engineers will attempt …

Chairless Chair Is A Half Exoskeleton That Lets You Sit Anywhere, At The Height Of Your Choosing

while most desk bound folks are encourage to stand when the work on their computer, other folks whose jobs required them to stand all day long would probably wish for the opposite. due to the nature of some jobs, seats may do more harm to the work than good. therein lies the long term health …

What We Have Missed: Day 217, Week 32 In The Year Of 2014

GoRigIt Turns Your GoPro Into A Point-and-Shoot Camera fancy using your GoPro as a point-and-shoot camera? well, now you can with the GoRigIt Case for iPhone. the case features a special mount to fit your GoPro camera, so that you can frame your and review your footages right there and then. it also fits almost …