Walking the Line

Honda's robot legs help you get around

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    Nov. 7: A researcher displays Honda Motor Co.'s experimental walking assist device with bodyweight support system as the device is unveiled in Tokyo. The experimental device of a bicycle seat connected by mechanical frames to a pair of shoes is designed to support bodyweight, reduce stress on the knees and help people get up steps and stay in crouching positions.

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    Nov. 7: A researcher shows off Honda Motor Co.'s experimental walking assist device with bodyweight support system on a slope as the device is unveiled in Tokyo. The experimental device of a bicycle seat connected by mechanical frames to a pair of shoes is designed to support bodyweight, reduce stress on the knees and help people get up steps and stay in crouching positions.

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    Nov. 7: A researcher shows off Honda Motor Co.'s experimental walking assist device with bodyweight support system as the device is unveiled in Tokyo. The experimental device of a bicycle seat connected by mechanical frames to a pair of shoes is designed to support bodyweight, reduce stress on the knees and help people get up steps and stay in crouching positions.

    AP
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    Going up stairs while wearing the walking assist device with bodyweight support system.

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    Testing of the walking assist device with bodyweight support system at Honda's Saitama Factory in Japan.

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    Testing of the walking assist device with bodyweight support system at Honda's Saitama Factory in Japan.

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