September 28, 2010

Latest XOS-2 Improves in Strength

Greg Clark, the actor who played agent Phil Coulson in the movie Iron Man, took the latest Raytheon XOS-powered Exoskeleton for a test drive. Engineer Rex Jameson claims that the robotic suit is more fluid and stronger than the first, no matter how much weight is placed upon it. It will be used for carrying heavy weights by the military and disaster rescue teams. Power consumption is reduced by 50% now and eventually they are hoping for an additional 20% when it becomes untethered.

Via Raytheon

BTW, for those of you who believe that cinematic Exoskeletons are better than the real thing, today is the official DVD release date of Iron Man 2.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 28, 2010 8:40 AM
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