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New robotic legs to aid working on feet

November 11, 2008 9:59:49 AM PST
A new robotic device may make working on your feet a lot easier.Honda has developed robotic legs designed to support the body and protect the joints, making it easier to walk, climb and lift heavy objects.

It is like a bicycle seat connected by a mechanical frame to a pair of shoes and responds to a person's movements.

The legs are designed for use primarily by factory workers, but could also be used to help the elderly get around.

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