Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail

Dubbed Arque, the grey 1-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and other animals used to keep their balance while running and climbing, and could be used to keep Japan's ageing population mobile.

Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail

Japanese researchers at Keio University have unveiled a robotic tail that has been designed to be worn by elderly people who struggle to maintain their balance.

Tue 20 Aug 19 from The Washington Post

Robotic tail envisioned to help keep elderly upright

Dubbed Arque, the grey 1-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and other animals used to keep their balance while running and climbing, and could ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from ABC Science

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