Engineers Develop “Iron Man” Suits – Coming to Factory Floors

2019-02-21T10:38:16-07:00

Full-body exoskeletons will give workers super strength. What’s the most important things for people to know about the full-body exoskeleton, which can turn an assembly-line worker into a superhero?   Engineers have been working on this wearable robotics technology since 2000, when engineers began cobbling together experimental super-soldier suits for the U.S. Military. A 2010 prototype, which enabled the wearer to punch through wooden boards, earned the nickname “Iron-Man Suit” in the homage to the high-tech gear in the eponymous comic book and movies. But that bulky version kept the user tethered to the wall by a power cord, something that would presumably interfere with superhero activities and the suit remained in R&D.  Finally, the suit is coming out with a commercial [...]

Engineers Develop “Iron Man” Suits – Coming to Factory Floors 2019-02-21T10:38:16-07:00