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“I can’t do that, Dave.”

April 11th, 2005 · No Comments · Misc., Technology

Sure, but will it open pod bay doors?

A robot suit has been developed that could help older people or those with disabilities to walk or lift heavy objects.

Dubbed HAL, or hybrid assistive limb, the latest versions of the suit will be unveiled this June at the 2005 World Expo in Aichi, Japan, which opened last month. A commercial product is slated for release by the end of the year.

Daisy, daisy...

I, for one, welcome our cybernetically-enhanced, super-powerful geriatric overlords.


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