September 25, 2008

Aquaman Not So Far Away


Peter Neuhaus and Jerry Pratt have gotten a team together at the University of West Florida's Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. They came up with PISCES (Performance Improving Self Contained Exoskeleton) that should put even Michael Phelps to shame. They borrowed swimming movements of sea turtles, dolphins, and penguins to create the lower body concept that can be operated hands-free at a speed of 1m/sec. using silver-zinc batteries.

Via Wired

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 25, 2008 9:11 PM
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