Comments on NASA's X1 Robotic Exoskeleton For Astronauts
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|"Unlike most exoskeletons, which amplify the wearer's actions, it appears that this suit can also be used in the opposite sense; to resist the wearer's motion and help maintain muscle tone in reduced gravity environments."
(Peter Jacobs 10/15/2012 4:48:26 PM)
|"That's right; the 'rehab robot' idea has a lot of adherents. See RehaBot Physical Therapy Robot Proposed and Robot Hand HOWARD Stroke Rehabilitation for examples. These robots remind me of the 2-1B medical droid from the Original Star Wars series, which did surgery as well as rehabilitation on Rebellion troops.
(2-1B medical droid from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back)
(Bill Christensen 10/15/2012 5:21:59 PM)
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