May 2, 2012

Compass Controls Human's Movements

Liverpool recently hosted the Robots and Avatars Exhibition that featured various ideas including Compass, a robotic device that controls where a person can walk. Guided by a magnetic field and torque controlled by heavy weights that can pull the user in alternate directions, BBC Reporter Spencer Kelly seems a bit intimidated by the device. The exhibit is now touring Romania, Slovania, France and the Asian Pacific for the next two years. Here's hoping that they can be persuaded to bring it U.S. as well.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 2, 2012 11:07 AM
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