Otherlab is developing a new generation of robotic orthotics that are constructed entirely out of fabric. These devices omit the rigid materials used in traditional exoskeleton designs for inflatable structures using high-strength fabrics to greatly reduce part count and costs without sacrificing performance. The resulting orthotics systems provide power to weight ratios that are unmatched by existing exoskeleton systems at a fraction of the cost.
They are using inflatable systems to make exoskeletons ten times lighter while still maintaining power and strength.
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