Stuff I Found

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Robot Suit

I wouldn't mind having one of these... I wouldn't wear it too much in public though.

Robots May Aid Aging Japanese Population from

(AP) -- If you grow old in Japan, expect to be served food by a robot, ride a voice-recognition wheelchair or even possibly hire a nurse in a robotic suit - all examples of cutting-edge technology to care for the country's rapidly graying population.

Sensors attached to the user's skin detects when muscles are trying to lift something heavy - and signals to the air pumps to kick in to provide support.


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