The Titan Arm provides a 40-pound boost of strength that very well could deliver on some of the promises made by Adm. William McRaven, U.S. Special Operations Command chief, to deliver an Iron Man suit for special operators.
The team of students from the University of Pennsylvania led by Nick Parrotta, Elizabeth Beattie, Niko Vladimirovm and Nick McGill built what’s called the Titan Arm as part of the James Dyson design competition. The students said they chose to build the upper-body exoskeleton because they saw plenty of lower body exoskeletons, not not many for the upper-body.
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by Tactical-Life / Nov 15, 2013