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WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Think robots exist just in the movies? Think again.
By YURI KAGEYAMA TSUKUBA, Japan - A robotic suit that reads brain signals and helps people with mobility problems will be available to rent in Japan for $2,200 a month starting Friday - an invention that may have far-reaching benefits for the disabled and elderly.
Tokyo, Oct. 7 (Jiji Press)--Cyberdyne Inc. and Daiwa House Industry Co. said Tuesday they will begin leasing a robotic suit that assists the disabled who wear it with basic movements such as walking, sitting and standing.
Japanese boffins from Tsukuba University have unveiled the most realistic robot suit to date with plans to distribute it on a mass scale on Friday.
Starting Friday, a robotic suit that reads brain signals and helps people with mobility problems will be available to rent in Japan for $2,200 a month.
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