Taking it to the max - an Exoskeleton, strange but true.

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Taking it to the max - an Exoskeleton, strange but true.

Postby CureOrBust » Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:08 am

When I first saw this I thought it was a practical joke, but apparently not. The future is now 8)
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=AU&hl=en-GB&v=EdK2y3lphmE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4MUa7T_V6c


and they are looking for capital if you want to get in on the ground floor.
http://www.berkeleybionics.com/Unrestricted/MedicalExoskeletons.html
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Postby mrhodes40 » Thu Mar 05, 2009 6:54 pm

Man cure that's COOL! I saw a japanses exoskeleton on TV one night taht was similar, but yours is lighter and more reasonable.
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=rea ... xoskeleton

Thst things are going to be a real lifesaaver for people who get very disabled. One thing that is the enemy of the very immobile person is fluid buildup, stagnation, the lack of being upright causing all kinds of iisues body wide. Such a device worn for a while very day would be very healthy.
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Postby Algis » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:08 am

Even fully fit; I'd have one and build my house within a month :D

(*)Let me re-phrase that:

When fully fit; I'll have one and build my house within a month 8)
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