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Tag: Exoskeleton

LEGO Robot Motion Controlled with LEGO Exosuit: LEGO Build Fighters Try

LEGO Robot Motion Controlled with LEGO Exosuit: LEGO Build Fighters Try
A few years ago we checked out a motion-controlled robot. LEGO designer Daniele Benedettelli also came up with a motion control setup for his Cyclops robot, but instead of using a motion sensor he made a…
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Matrix Threezero Armored Personnel Unit is Ready to Take on Tiny Squiddies

Matrix Threezero Armored Personnel Unit is Ready to Take on Tiny Squiddies
As much as I loved Niki Dregant’s LEGO version of the Armored Personnel Unit (APU) from The Matrix series, nothing beats a professional scale model. And that’s exactly what Threezero came up with. It’s 1:12 scale…
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LEGO Arm Exoskeleton: Cyberpunk is Awesome

LEGO Arm Exoskeleton: Cyberpunk is Awesome
It’s not as complex as the robotic Mindstorms arm we saw a few months ago, but this LEGO arm exoskeleton is just as cool. It was made by Flickr user Milan Sekiz, who says he found…
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LEGO Matrix Armored Personnel Unit: There is No Armor

LEGO Matrix Armored Personnel Unit: There is No Armor
Zion’s Armored Personnel Units (APUs) and the bloody battle they waged were two of the most memorable parts of The Matrix Revolutions. The APUs look primitive, unoptimized and anthropomorphized, exactly the opposite of the Sentinels controlled…
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Homemade Elysium Exoskeleton Lifts 170 Pounds

Homemade Elysium Exoskeleton Lifts 170 Pounds
YouTuber The Hacksmith has been working on a special project for a long time – his Elysium-inspired exoskeleton. And now it is ready for action. This set of pneumatic-powered cyborg arms give him super strength and…
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LEGO Exo Suit Now Official: 50% Bionicle, 100% Awesome

LEGO Exo Suit Now Official: 50% Bionicle, 100% Awesome
A couple of years ago we spotted the Exo Suit, a concept submitted to LEGO Cuusoo (now called LEGO Ideas) by Peter Reid. It appears the powers that be loved Peter’s concept as much as we…
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Edge of Tomorrow Exo-Suit Cosplay: Reuse. Wear. Repeat.

Edge of Tomorrow Exo-Suit Cosplay: Reuse. Wear. Repeat.
Professional cosplayer Peter Kokis recently pointed us to his latest costume. He calls it the B-Exo Soldier, inspired by the armed exoskeleton worn by the characters of Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and the other soldiers in…
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Titan Arm Assistive Exoskeleton Wins James Dyson Award

Titan Arm Assistive Exoskeleton Wins James Dyson Award
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…
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Robo-Boots Give a Powerful Boost to Your Every Step

Robo-Boots Give a Powerful Boost to Your Every Step
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…
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Powered Jacket MK3 Exoskeleton: Metal Gear Alpha

Powered Jacket MK3 Exoskeleton: Metal Gear Alpha
Your teenage child is too big – and cool – for the Kid’s Walker, but you don’t trust her with the Kuratas mech just yet. How are you going to retain your title of World’s Greatest…
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DARPA Warrior Web Suit: Exo-Endoskeleton

DARPA Warrior Web Suit: Exo-Endoskeleton
We’ve seen a variety of artificial exoskeletons that can augment a person’s strength and even help disabled people walk again. Their main disadvantage is that they’re quite bulky and heavy. That’s why DARPA is working on…
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Kid’s Walker NT: Mini Mech

Kid’s Walker NT: Mini Mech
Can’t afford the sweet Kuratas mech? Maybe you can pass on your dream of riding a robot to your kid. Japanese company Sakakibara Kikai recently released a video showing an updated version of its Kid’s Walker…
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X1 Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Astronauts Exercise and Could Benefit Paraplegics on Earth

X1 Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Astronauts Exercise and Could Benefit Paraplegics on Earth
A lot of the technology we enjoy here on Earth started out as tech created for the space program. NASA has a very cool robot working on the International Space Station right now called Robonaut 2.…
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3D-Printed Exoskeleton: Toddler’s Magic Arms

3D-Printed Exoskeleton: Toddler’s Magic Arms
We saw the dark side of 3D printing with the 3D printed semi-automatic rifle. Here’s a counter-example of the technology’s vast potential: a lightweight assistive device that might not have been made if not for 3d…
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LEGO Exo Suit Needs to Be Turned into a Kit

LEGO Exo Suit Needs to Be Turned into a Kit
I love that LEGO launched their Cuusoo website to encourage the crowdsourcing of new ideas for LEGO sets. And while not too many concepts have yet found their way to market, I’m sure that the more…
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ReWalk Robotic Exoskeletons Let Paraplegics Walk Again

ReWalk Robotic Exoskeletons Let Paraplegics Walk Again
Being confined to a wheelchair due to some sort spinal cord injury can severely limit the ability for people to get around and do things on their own. A company called Argo Medical Technologies creates robotic…
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