Wearable Telecommunicator T1 Robot

This unusual wearable telecommunicator T1 robot is a robotic project from the Tsumaki Telerobotics Laboratory of Yamagata University. Get a friend to wear the device, and you can use an Internet link to go along.

The operator wears goggles and can see and hear what is going on remotely. Arm gestures can also be communicated.


(Wearable Telepresence Robot video)

I'm sure readers can think of a wearable robot (not just an exoskeleton like the HAL or XOS), but my memory went straight to the bizarre 1972 movie The Thing With Two Heads; take a look at the trailer below.


(The Thing With Two Heads movie trailer)

Via Plastic Pals.

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