X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Titan Arm Assistive Exoskeleton Wins James Dyson Award

by Range
Advertisement

Exoskeletons are definitely the way to go to boost and assist people’s natural strength. There have been numerous exoskeleton prototypes created, but most of them cost an arm and a leg to make. That’s not the case of the Titan Arm, winner of the 2013 James Dyson Award.

titan arm exoskeleton dyson photozoom in

The Titan Arm was designed by four mechanical engineering students at the University of Pennsylvania, and it’s a low-cost upper body exoskeleton that was developed for use to lift heavy objects and health care. The exoskeleton increases the user’s arm strength by up to 40 pounds to reduce fatigue, and braces the back.

titan arm exoskeleton dyson use photozoom in

Those with injuries can also use the exoskeleton to help rebuild muscles and relearn fine motor control. The working prototype was created for less than $2,000(USD), using 3D printing and CNC machining technologies.

[via designboom]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
787-9 Dreamliner Shows off The Birth of a Weapon Pt. 1 A Song About Rockets Levitating Cup 95octane logo
BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition First Drive Review: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Mazda Eyes Carbon Fiber for Next MX-5 Nissan Unveils 2017 Titan Single Cab Trucks mightymega logo
American Gods Teaser SDCC Trailer for The LEGO Batman Movie Reveals Robin 3A Toys x Hasbro Transformers G1 Optimus Prime Action Figure Justice League Footage Unveiled at SDCC
Advertisement