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Exoskeleton by Russian Technologies Can Accelerate upto 30 Kmh
November 24, 2016 19:35


The mechanism has been designed for enhancing human physical abilities in several spheres from medical to military.
The exoskeleton presented by the team of the Russian Technologies (RosTech) state coporation at the 3rd National Championship of WorldSkills Hi-Tech 2016 is able to reach the speed of 30 kilometers per hour and lift the weight of upto 150 kg. It was reported about by the corporation team's designer Evgeny Saruhanyants (the Kalashnikov concern).
"When put into actual operation this mechanism should allow its owner to lift and carry the weight of up to 150 kilograms for a long time and accelerate movement to the speed of 30 kmh, as well as provide protection to the human body from various injuries in aggressive environment", - he said.
According to Evgeny Saruhanyants, the exoskeleton has been named Forza, which means Force in Italian.
"The mechanism was created with due consideration of several spheres of its application, from military to medical.  The  main objective of the exoskeleton is to enhance human physical abilities with the power of driving elements of its strong mechanical construction," - Mr. Saruhanyants pointed out.
He also noted that the invention can be used in  medicine for treatment of orthopedic traumas and restoration of damaged muscles' neural functioning.
"I am sure that our designers and engineers can develop aggregates that are up there with their Western counterparts; investments are of essence," - he explained.
About the Championship Worldskills Hi-Tech 2016
Worldskills Hi-Tech is the annual championship of professionalism in the WorldSkills method among the leading industrial enterprises. It is aimed at improving skills and raising the level of young workers' competence as well as professional guidance of the younger generation.
The third championship took place at the international exhibition centre Yekaterinburg-Expo from in Yekaterinburg from October, 31st to November, 3rd. The competitions held among 250 participants in 27 categories were attended by over 300 experts. These were accompanied with JuniorSkills, competitions among school pupils from 10 to 17 years of age in 14 categories.
 


Sources: http://tass.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Exoskeleton Worldskills Hi-Tech Innovations Robots Yekaterinburg 

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