Exoskeletons for agriculture

Paul Raven @ 11-01-2008

Japanese agriculture exoskeleton Usually, when we hear about some new technological prototype that’s seemingly stepped off of the page of a science fiction story, it’s the military that always seems to get first dibs on the new toys.

So how refreshing to read this story about the robotic exoskeleton power-suit that a team at the University Of Tokyo have developed … specifically to boost the strength of Japan’s ageing farmers. [Image borrowed from linked article]

[tags]robotics, technology, exoskeleton, agriculture[/tags]
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One Response to “Exoskeletons for agriculture”

  1. Steve says:

    And so we move one step closer to the dystopian future world of the Germinator.