AI News, Berkeley Bionics accepting orders for prototype exoskeleton

Berkeley Bionics accepting orders for prototype exoskeleton

'Engineers are finally putting some practical exoskeletons through their paces outside of laboratories,' Spectrum declared in 2005.

The company, founded by researchers from the UC Berkeley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory, has recently released a video of its ExoHiker system, which lets a user carry loads of up to 200 lb, shadowing the wearer's maneuvers -- you can crawl, run, kick, climb stairs and the powered legs follow your moves.