Cosplaying as Ripley out of Aliens? The Sarcos exoskeleton may come in handy


Right then, Mr Alien. Just you try and get your stinking, slimy, acid-filled fingers on poor little Newt NOW!

The robotic exoskeleton dream has just STOMPED one foot further toward reality, with the arrival of this – the Sarcos Inc. full-body robotic suit.

Sensing then almost instantaneously amplifying the movements of the wearer, Sarcos reckons this unit can strengthen the average US soldier by up to 20 times. The prototype unit exists, works, and the US Army is apparently planning on starting field tests as early as next year, when the robosuit…