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]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

Recreating History

Recreating History

Swiss+Tech 15-in-1 Multitool

Swiss+Tech 15-in-1 Multitool

Novitec Upgrades Maserati Levante

Novitec Upgrades Maserati Levante

A Southern Roadtrip in the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

A Southern Roadtrip in the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on VHS

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on VHS

Hot Toys Spider-Man: Homecoming Homemade Suit Action Figure

Hot Toys Spider-Man: Homecoming Homemade Suit Action Figure

Advertisement