Want superhuman strength? Try body extender

Want superhuman strength? Try body extender
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Want superhuman Strength? Try Body Extender, Italian company has developed the world's most sophisticated wearable robot called ‘Body Extender’.

An Italian company has developed the world's most sophisticated wearable robot called ‘Body Extender’. This device can help individuals to lift up around 50kgs in each hand, and the exoskeleton could be used by disaster workers to clear debris.

The device has arms and legs and is suspended by ropes from a metal frame. "It's a device which is able to track the complex movement of the human body and also to amplify the force of the operator," said Percro's Fabio Salsedo, Developer. The machine has 22 degrees, which has been actuated with a electric motor and is made up of modular components,can be easily rebuilt to suit the application.

"There are several possible applications. For example if you have to assemble a very complex product like an aircraft, this is a machine which is very flexible. You can lift the panel, rotate it and position it in the right position," added Salsedo .

"Another application is the rescue of victims in case of an earthquake. You need something very flexible in order to intervene rapidly without damaging the victim," concluded Salsedo

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