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Researchers with Switzerland's École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a soft exoskeleton that enables its wearer to control a drone using their upper body. Called FlyJacket, the exoskeleton is a human-robot interface (HRI) that offers "natural and intuitive control of drones," according to the university, enabling inexperienced individuals to operate them.Typical drone con
Bounding up numerous flights of stairs when the elevator is out is punishing enough for our legs and lungs, but imagine having to do so while carrying heavy equipment needed to extinguish a blazing high-rise fire. Such a scenario has prompted specialist vehicle manufacturer Trigen Automotive to work with Singapore's Civil Defence Force to develop Auberon, a purely mechanical exoskeleton de
take on more challenging terrain, make stronger turns, or simply minimise the strains and pains of your average ski. The post robotic exoskeleton designed for skiing helps you take on the slopes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Roam Robotics is on a mission to develop exoskeletons for all kinds of activities, but its first prototype product is aimed at skiers. The new ski exoskeleton Roam is showing off can help bolster your technique and give you more time out on the slopes, without getting in the way of your fun...Continue Reading Roam's robotic ski exoskeleton can help you ski better for longerCategory: RoboticsT
at 15 foot tall and over 8,000 pounds, prosthesis is the first exo-bionic racing mech and the beginning of a whole new league of sport.The post mech racing is the futuristic exoskeleton sport you need to know about appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
There are some jobs on Ford's automotive assembly lines that require workers to be constantly reaching overhead, and a whole day of doing so can really take a toll on their back, neck and shoulders. That's why the motor company has recently partnered with California-based Ekso Bionics to trial an upper-body exoskeleton known as the EksoVest, which elevates and supports the arms. ..Continue Re


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