Take the load off: Exoskeleton to enhance safety, retention for aerial porters, others
The pneumatically-powered exoskeleton, developed by ROAM Robotics as part of a Direct to Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant, is displayed during an Air Force Research Laboratory demonstration Oct. 6, 2022, at the Air Force Reserve Command’s 445th Airlift Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This technology, supported by AFRL’s Center for Rapid Innovation, was designed to assist aerial porters load and unload heavy cargo and is intended to minimize manpower needed as well as prevent injuries. (U.S. Air Force photo / Patrick O’Reilly)
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