Crunch Report | Amazon’s New High-End Echo

Amazon reveals its high-end Echo, MIT's CSAIL developed a robot that can wear different exoskeletons, Ford and Lyft tie the knot and Delta gives people free messaging on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger a

The Nuada smart glove gives your hand bionic powers

In the future, said Andy Warhol, everyone will be bionic for fifteen minutes. I’m paraphrasing, but it looks like a Portuguese company called Nuada is about to give us that opportunity. Created

SRI International spins off robotics project as Superflex, aiming at human augmentation

Nonprofit research organization SRI International is spinning off part of its robotics division into a new company called Superflex. It won't be focusing not on industrial robots or the like, but rath

These Extra Arms Will Help You Lift Heavy Objects Like A Super Cyborg

It's hard out there for men and women who are not the multi-armed goddess of destruction and rebith, Kālikā. MIT researchers have created a pair of robotic arms that connect to your shoulders and gi

Did GE Develop A Powered Exoskeleton For Weyland-Yutani?

Back in the 1960’s, GE was developing something called the “Hardiman” – a mechanical exoskeleton designed to move heavy things around. Fast forward to the future. A certain Wey

Cyberdyne Corp. starts exporting its robotic exoskeleton HAL-5 (video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/hal_5_cyberdyne.png" /> A robot venture from Japan called <a href="http://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/index.html">Cyberdyne</a> (yes, just

Robotic exoskeleton from Raytheon looks like an Aliens Power Loader or Exo-Squad suit

This kind of exoskeleton has been around for a while in prototypes and blueprints; I remember seeing one in DARPA paperwork years ago, but I think that now they’re getting out of the prototyping

Daily Crunch: Lord of the LED Edition

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Rent The HAL-5 Exoskeleton For $590/mo

Tired of carrying in those groceries for your elderly neighbor all the time? Need to change the flat tire on your 1981 IROC-Z Camaro in the driveway? Don’t bother exerting all your energy on the