Soft Pneumatic Exo-Skeleton Runs on Air, Electronics

Described as a soft and wearable muscle suit, this exo-skeleton is used for the lower body, where its pneumatic muscles help the wearer to lift heavier loads as well as walking. Made by a team from ITP. NYU, it's powered by a small scuba-diving bottle worn on the back, and is triggered when the user flexes his… » 4/11/08 5:17am 4/11/08 5:17am