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  • February 6, 2016
    This is the Phoenix exoskeleton. It was designed to allow paraplegics or people with other mobility disorders to rise from their wheelchairs and walk again. The company hopes to get the cost of the exoskeleton down to $10,000 - $15,000 when they start producing them on a grea... / Continue →
  • June 13, 2014
    In arguably the only respectable use of robotics, 29-year old paraplegic Juliano Pinto used a full-body robotic suit to kick the first kick at the opening ceremonies of the World Cup yesterday. The exoskeletal suit is mind-controlled, so you think, "left foot step", and the le... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2013
    This is some wack-ass infomercial narrated by 'Scarface Santaro' (don't ask me) for Sagawa Electronics' Powered Jacket MK3, a $125,000 exoskeletal suit that gives its wearer added height and strength. Think of it as a way more expensive, slightly stronger version of yourself t... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2011
    Seen here about to make two heads roll at once, a chick dude somebody demonstrates a Skeletonics exoskeletal suit. Amazingly, the entire thing is unpowered, making it far less effective at fighting Alien queens than a traditional power loader. The purpose? I have no idea. B... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2010
    Seen here about to send some wood blocks to meet their maker, Raytheon's XOS exoskeletal suit has been upgraded (XOS 2, baby!), and now requires 50% less energy to operate than the original. Other improvement? It's lighter and faster. *yawn* Pretty weak improvements. I woul... / Continue →
  • October 19, 2009
    Looking for a Halloween costume idea? Have lots of time and silver spraypaint? Then you can build your own exoskeleton (suck it, regular skeletons!) like Mario Caicedo Langer the creepy starer. Just don't go showing up in these parts expecting candy OR I WILL BURN YOU WITH A... / Continue →