'Alien' Robot Technology Set to Invade Earth
TOKYO (JPN) April 1, 2016
By Brad Frischkorn
Wearable robots could finally be migrating from the movie screen to the workplace floor. If so, the task of lifting heavy objects may at last cease to pose a worry.Nara-based ActiveLink Co., Ltd. is one company actively behind the effort to commercialize such technology. Established in 2003 with seed money from Panasonic Corp. and trading company Mitsui & Co., the firm's engineers are excited at the interest shown for their latest products, which began to be marketed in September 2015.