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They're EXOSKELETONS... From CYBERDYNE... And they're called HALs


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#1 DnDer

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 12:54 PM

Cyberdyne ships 100 exoskeletons this fall.

Best pull-quote from the story:
Sankai proudly described how the robotic exoskeleton suit HAL (short for Hybrid Assistive Limb), helped a 46-year-old man whose left leg was withered by polio when he was 11 months old. . . . The polio patientís withered left leg generated extremely weak bioelectric signals at first, and the robotic limb remained unmoved. Ten days later, with HALís assistance, the patient moved his left leg based on his own intention. ďHe cried,Ē says Sankai.

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Posted 04 September 2009 - 11:05 PM

What would you call your exoskeleton company? :thumbsup:

I bet their motto is "More human than human..."

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Posted 04 September 2009 - 11:42 PM

I can see a lot of uses for these types of devices....

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 11:04 PM

like taking over the world? and wasnt Hal that crazy computer that took over the spaceship in 2001: a space odyssey? I mean seriouse next thing you know your variouse robotic limbs will be talking to you. AAAH. Anyway, yeah if I had a salesline, it would be "the six million dollar man can now be you for only 3"

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