ActiveLink Makes Power Loader From Aliens

ActiveLink went straight to science fiction for its new power loader; the name and the concept were lifted bodily from the 1986 movie Aliens.


(Panasonic ActiveLink Power Loader)

This 500 pound exoskeleton is described as a "dual-arm power amplification robot" and has 18 electromagnetic motors to enable the wearer to lift about 220 pounds. It also uses force feedback controls, making it easier for the Ridleys of the near future to dispose of aliens.


(Ripley faces the aliens)

From Mainchi via Pink Tentacle.

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