XOS Exoskeleton Goes to Mark II With More Superpowers

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The XOS powered exoskeleton amazed by turning 200 pounds into 20 for the sack of jelly and sticks wearing it. The XOS 2 is stronger, uses half as much power and it's lighter—light enough to play soccer in:

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I kind of can't wait to see the World Cup in 20 years with these things. Americans might have a chance, though the game might look more like Mario Strikers. [Raytheon]

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I'm curious. Why the helmet? I mean, I get you could fall over and hit your head, but that helmet looks like it does more than just protect you. It looks designed specifically for the XOS 2.

Of course, I suppose this thing ain't cheap so a custom helmet is an insignificant cost even if it's just for the overall look and feel.