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Comment Re:Looks like there has finally been progress. (Score 1) 198

Companies have been making exoskeletons ever since the "Hardiman" of the 1960s. While more modern versions have actually bordered on the practical (see the suit worn by Ripley in the movie Aliens... that is a real machine), they have always had to drag a power tether in order to do anything useful. Of course they did not show that part in the movie.

What do you mean by a 'real machine'? I am skeptical that the prop was a powered exoskeleton, even with an external power source. Or do you mean parts of it were powered? Would be cool if it was real though!

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