Konami Developing a Metal Gear Solid-Inspired Prosthetic Arm for an Amputee Gamer

Twenty-five-year-old James Young, a passionate gamer, tragically lost his arm in an accident. Now one of the biggest video game companies around is working with roboticists and engineers to make James an amazing new limb inspired by one of his favorite series, and one of the greatest game franchises of all time. »11/11/15 12:30pm11/11/15 12:30pm


Meet the Robots That Will Help Run a Tokyo Airport

When I say “airport,” what do you think of? Pat-downs, overpriced Coors Light, screaming kids, broken sanity? In the near future, however, you could start associating air travel with robots: Airport halls may soon be filled with scuttling, helpful machines that’ll make flying less of a nightmare, and it’s starting at… »7/08/15 4:30pm7/08/15 4:30pm

This cyborg arm is the first step to a badass Lego mech suit

At some point in your nerdy childhood, you surely imagined what it would be like to build an entire exoskeleton out of Lego. How much fun would that be to have a Lego creation you could actually climb inside and drive around?! Well, award-winning Lego enthusiast Diavo Voltaggio is well on his way to that bright future. »8/12/14 11:24am8/12/14 11:24am

This Crazy Exoskeleton Suit Gives Schoolgirls (or Anyone) Super Powers

There are two paths to gaining super powers that don't involve mutations, radiation, or intergalactic origins. You can go the RoboCop route, where your body—or what's left of it—is permanently melded to a robotic frame. Or the Iron Man route, where you temporarily don a robotic supersuit and kick ass. The latter… »7/08/13 1:16pm7/08/13 1:16pm