Friday, November 7, 2008

Honda's Walking Assist Device

Hot on the heels of SuperForester Jordan's Bionic's Now post, Honda today introduced a new robotic device that compensates for your body weight when you walk.

Think of how helpful this could be for firemen, who have to run up multiple flights of stairs carrying heavy gear. The emergency teams that rescue hikers and mountain climbers.

Thinking about it, if this is generation 1, by generation 10, will you be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? One supposes.

Behold, the collision of totally badass and slightly awkward.

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