HUBO FX-1 Robot Chair walks so you don't have to

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The HUBO FX-1 Robot Chair functions as both a protective exoskeleton in difficult industrial environments, and a physical extension for those too aged or enfeebled to operate their own bodies. The upper section of the robot is a chair shape, with legs below, like Baba Yaga’s mythical hut, and the entire thing is controlled by a joystick. 2m tall and weighing 150kg, it can carry a person of up to 100kg without batting an eye that it hasn’t got. [GT]

HUBO FX-1 Robot Chair [via Technovelgy]

Gabrielle Taylor