June 09, 2005
That's Mister Gramma to You, Bub

Not content with empowering the elderly with their own robotic pets and servants, Japanese scientists have now given them powered suits:

Japan has taken a step into the science-fiction world with the release of a "robot suit" that can help workers lift heavy loads or assist people with disabilities climb stairs.
It can also move on its own accord, enabling it to help elderly or handicapped people walk, developers said.

Ok mom, no tossing Olivia with this thing, mmkay?

Posted by scott at June 09, 2005 01:32 PM

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