Honda has been working on a walking assist exoskeleton for the past 14 years and has recently leased 100 of their exoskeletons to hospitals in Japan to “evaluate their usefulness in the real world.”
What is a “walking assist exoskeleton”?
According to this interesting article, it is a device that will help individuals with a walking disability regain mobility and the ability to walk. Check out the article for some amazing pictures.
It’s true, Apple Valley Honda, Northwest Honda, and Sims Honda will probably not sell the walking assist exoskeleton, but we thought this was an incredible story of Honda’s ingenuity, innovation, and dedication to technology bettering the lives of all people. It is truly amazing to consider the implications the Honda walking assist exoskeleton could have on the life of an individual who has been injured or struck by illness.
What do you think of Honda’s walking assist exoskeleton? Do you know anyone who could benefit from technology like it?