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Cool New Legs Mimic Cyborgs, Satyrs

by Katie Leo 


Tags: Sci Tech, Gadgets, artificial legs, leg and body support systems, leg design, Honda, Gizmodo,

Increasingly, life imitates science fiction. Honda has recently developed cyborg-like leg and body support systems that look like they’re straight out of The Terminator. Intended to aid Japan’s aging population as well as factory workers who stand or crouch all day, these contraptions are designed to lessen the weight on tired legs and joints. Watch Odelia Lee try them out for Gizmodo:


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Source: Gizmodo