Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Military exoskeleton becomes a frightening reality

Thanks to Scott Rose of for the following...

Sarcos' military exoskeleton becomes a frightening reality
Nov 25th 2007
Joshua Topolsky
Filed under: Robots, Wearables

Have you been waiting for a legion of half-man, half-machine storm troopers to descend upon your city and blaze a round of hellfire in all general directions? If you said yes, that's kind of weird. At any rate, you can consider yourself one step closer to cyborg annihilation thanks to a company called Sarcos and its semi-scary exoskeleton -- which will make any regular old soldier into a Terminator-like killing machine (as far as we can tell). Sure, they demo the unit lifting heavy equipment and reducing fatigue of the user, but we know what this thing is really for -- and it doesn't involve food drops...

Tags: bionic, cyborg, exoskeleton, killing machine, KillingMachine, military, robo assist, RoboAssist, sarcos

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