• January 19, 2011

The Robotic Legs of the HAL Exoskeleton

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  • CES,
  • CES 2011,
  • Cyberdyne,
  • HAL,
  • Hybrid Assistive Limb,
  • cybernetics,
  • exoskeleton,
  • robot,
  • robot suit,
  • robotics,
  • robots
The Japanese robotics company Cyberdyne has publicly demonstrated its Hybrid Assistive Limb exoskeleton several times, but only company employees or clinical patients were allowed to wear the suit. At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, however, technology writer Evan Ackerman became the first person in the United States to take the robotic legs for a test walk.