A 10+ Foot Tall Wearable Robot Suit

Posted: Aug 2 2006, 2:00pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 6:03pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff

 
A 10+ Foot Tall Wearable Robot Suit
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This is literally something right out of the pages of a video game (like Xenosaga). It's a robotic suit that stands over 10 feet tall, with a cockpit for a human to sit inside and control. We reported about the Land Walker about one year ago the first time. Now it is actually on sale and there is a video of the huge robot in action.

Called The Land Walker, it weighs close to 1 ton (2,000 pounds!) and is controlled by four pedals from inside the cockpit. Additionally, it has built-in air guns that can shoot bullets (not real bullets, though..."sponge bullets"). Talk about a totally pimped out Halloween costume!And yes, the robot is actually available for sale, though right now only in Japan, for about $315,000.

See it in action (YouTube). Via Born Rich

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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