Daewoo Begins Testing Robotic Exoskeletons for Shipyard Workers in South Korea


The Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering facility in Okpo-dong, South Korea has begun testing a prototype version of a robotic exoskeleton that will let dock workers lift 220-pound objects in its final form. The 62-pound prototypes have a three-hour battery life and allow their wearers to walk at a normal speed.

image via New Scientist

via New Scientist

Brian Heater
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