You heard it here first: robotic exoskeletons are poised to become 2014âs hottest fashion trend. Scientists are perfecting a prototype of the exoskeleton equivalent of skinny jeans.
Robotic exoskeletons are certainly carving out useful niches in the real world: from helping paralyzed people walk again to making shipbuilders stronger. But most of these devices are built of heavy, bulky materials.
Now, researchers at Harvardâs Wyss Institute have created an exoskeleton that uses soft mat