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Robotics Hardware

Elder-Assist Robotic Suits, From the Real Cyberdyne 121

Tasha26 writes "No, not the one which will end up building terminator robots. BBC's Click brings news of a Japanese company, Cyberdyne, which is in the process of building different robotic suits to assist the elderly in accomplishing simple body tasks such as walking and lifting. Even though still in R&D, this video (@3m15s) shows a pretty promising future for the elderly."
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Elder-Assist Robotic Suits, From the Real Cyberdyne

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