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Robo-Boots Give a Powerful Boost to Your Every Step

by Hazel Chua

Aging is part of being human. Eventually, that spring in your step will be replaced by a slow (but hopefully steady) pace as you near your sixties. People who are in this stage of life and are frustrated at the limitations of old age will be happy to hear about the Ankle Walking Assist Device (abbreviated as AWAD).

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These exoskeleton robo-boots come with a waist-mounted battery pack. Once they’re on, they immediately get to work. Its sensors will detect whenever its wearer is about to take a step. It will then give a robotic boost of power to provided added strength when the person takes that step.

AWAD

AWAD won’t give you super-human speed, but it will help older folks and those with limited strength get around at a faster pace than normal. AWAD was developed by Yaskawa Electric, who hopes to launch the system sometime in 2015.

[via Akihabara News via Dvice]




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