Cyberdyne – intelligent exoskeleton

Cyberdyne - intelligent exoskeleton

4 May 2018
automatisation innovation LifeSciences
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Any genuine science fiction fan must have fantasized about having an exoskeleton like Iron Man that enables him to fly and become a technologically advanced superhero.

Reality is less sexy but no less useful.

Instead of helping a jaded billionaire to fly, Cyberdyne’s HAL exoskeleton enables people with reduced mobility to overcome their handicap in day-to-day life, helping them to walk and carry heavy objects. Other exoskeleton models exist, but HAL performs better thanks to the painstaking work of Cyberdyne’s engineers.

Not only is it lighter and more compact, but it also features a disruptive command system. When a person intends to move his or her body, the brain sends various signals to muscles which leak out on the skin surface.

Using skin patches, Cyberdyne’s engineers developed a solution that detects the person’s intention to move.

The robot suit reacts accordingly, allowing the person to move effortlessly and smoothly, walking gradually to where they want to go. And since we started with a strong guy, let’s end in the same vein: Cyberdyne is preparing a full body titanium and carbon fibre robot suit, which is tough in all respects – it even has a badass name, Disaster – Recovery.

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