CNET 1 month ago @cnet


If someone offered you a pair of bionic pants... would you wear them? Thanks to researchers at the Wyss Institute, you might be able to someday. The group has been working on creating a soft clothing-like "exosuit" that can help augment soldiers, the elderly or patients in rehabilitation with movement.⁠ ⁠ The soft part is key here -- because these exosuits don't contain any hard structures, they are far more flexible than most exoskeleton technology. The idea is that these smaller, more comfortable suits can exert small amounts of assistance to help assist in walking, running or lifting -- though the wearer is still using their own muscles for the brunt of the work. ⁠ ⁠ So far, tests have shown that the suit can help increase endurance -- allowing users to use less energy while walking or running without the suit. Creators hope that the technology will help in rehabilitation of patients suffering from stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's disease, as well as serve as assistance for soldiers and first responders. ⁠ ⁠ So, we ask again -- would you wear bionic pants?⁠ ⁠ #bionicpants #exosuit #exoskeleton #cyborgs

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bass_vapespdx1 avatar
1 month ago
With how bad my knees are, I would be all over those!
samnan_shahid avatar
1 month ago
Why not giving it a try
checho_dallas avatar
1 month ago
add some barefoot shoes and he will be faster.
kennethy58 avatar
1 month ago
How much $?
mteleman avatar
1 month ago
ashif.sheriff avatar
1 month ago
Yes , absolutely.
hancholow avatar
1 month ago
I’ll take bionic pants if I can sleep walk to work.
jedimasterjrod avatar
1 month ago
1marjohn1 avatar
1 month ago
We all know this is more for military purposes than it is for our health lol
rchids avatar
1 month ago
techenutia avatar
1 month ago
This is the right use of technology... Great work bye the way can it enhance the speed of a racer?
erkaner_official avatar
1 month ago
gwolfman65 avatar
1 month ago
Hell yeah I would...
louistanutan avatar
1 month ago
As long as it's comfortable in the crotch area. 😂
darwin.moore avatar
1 month ago
Let's see if they are used for rehabilitation purposes and not military purposes 🤔
rickiewklee avatar
1 month ago
This will be such a big step, i would surely give it a try
quacky_kwulala avatar
1 month ago
Anyone ever played Advanced Warfare ?
grandymartin avatar
1 month ago
Sure I'd consider trying them depending on the terms and conditions.
brandongaskin13 avatar
1 month ago
archippe_mnz avatar
1 month ago
8163_aleksei avatar
4 weeks ago
Мне нужны такие шорты!
1334ami avatar
3 weeks ago
All depends on the cost 😂