Researchers at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology demonstrated a prototype wearable assistance machine equipped with eight motors and 16 sensors. The 25-kilogramme (55-pound) device is designed to assist elderly farmers who need support for their leg muscles and joints when they keep a crouching position or lift their arms high.
Then there’s the other developments of a slightly more worrying nature. There’s no doubt that we’re living in a science fiction world. Watch out for Iron Man coming your way soon.