Sakakibara-Kikai, an inventor from Japan, unveils his latest creation: Kidswalker NT, a life-sized, gasoline-powered exoskeleton. This upgraded model features a protective chest plate that flips up, articulating arms with a gripper, and even a drill attachment. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Gizmag reports: “The 1.6 meter (5.2 ft) tall, 180 kg (397 lb) robot was a moderate success for the company, selling at least eight units just a few months into production. At a cool US$21,000 this is childhood wish fulfillment on an extravagant scale, but you can always rent one for a day if it’s a bit out of your price range.”