Exoskeletons may be coming to a hardware store near you

As anyone who has stocked shelves in a big-box retail store knows, there's a lot of squatting and heavy lifting involved – injuries can and do occur. That's why hardware chain Lowe's has collaborated with Virginia Tech to create a new lift-assist exoskeleton for use by its employees. Four of the devices are currently being trialled at a Lowe's store in Christiansburg, Virginia... Continue Reading Exoskeletons may be coming to a hardware store near you Category: Good Thinking Tags: Ergonomic Exoskeleton Retail Virginia Tech Related Articles: Toyota gets elderly back on their feet with robotic brace Roam Robotics' lightweight, inexpensive exoskeleton for the masses New exoskeleton takes injury-prevention to the max Robo-Mate exoskeleton aims to lighten the load for industry Hyu

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Tue 16 May 17 from Engadget

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Mon 15 May 17 from Livescience

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