Panasonic has shown off some new wearable gadgets that are designed to help you lift things, the Panasonic Assist Robots.
The Panasonic Assist Robots can be seen in action below, he robots are also designed to help with mobility.
Power assist suits for industrial use have been developed by Activelink Co., Ltd., one of Panasonic’s in-house venture companies.
“Our mission is to help realize a Power Barrier-less Society by offering a helping hand during manual labor and at other worksites” said Hiromichi Fujimoto, President of Activelink Co., Ltd. “We are proposing robotics to help at these worksites, because there will always be a certain level of work that must be done by people, and these power assist suits can help reduce the physical strain during such work”.
You can find out more details about the Panasonic Assist Robots at the link below, as yet there are no details on exactly when they will be released or how much they will cost.