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Construction company test exoskeleton suits for workers

by Futures Centre, Dec 20
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In the UK, construction company Willmott Dixon is testing a robotic suit for heavy lifting in Cardiff. The suits, termed ‘eksovests’ by robotics company Eksobionics, are designed to support workers’ arms during heavy lifting and cost over GBP5,600 each.  A Willmott Dixon representative explained that the suits could reduce worker exhaustion and increase and increase wellbeing.

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