by Gerry Mak in New Trends on Friday 21 October 2011

You know that cargo-loader robot suit that Ripley wears in Aliens? Those things now exist. Yup, ‘Engineers at Raytheon-Sarcos in Salt Lake City demonstrated a unique set of tele-operated robotic arms attached to a modified Ditch Witch. With no training at all, one immediately meshes with the feelings and actions of the machine. It mirrored everything one does with their arms, wrists and shoulders’.