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Panasonic's robotic exoskeletons could help nuclear plant workers

Tim Hornyak | June 3, 2014
If you've ever seen the science-fiction classic "Aliens," you might wonder when powered exoskeleton suits will help us do battle against nasty extraterrestrials.

ActiveLink only makes designs and prototypes, though, and Panasonic is positioned to provide manufacturing and sales support for its suits.

But could the startup ever create the futuristic power suit from "Aliens"?

"Technically speaking it's possible to make, even today," Fujimoto laughed. "But there are two things missing: the budget and the aliens."

 

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