Print Honda unveils wearable robotic walker

TOKYO, Japan (AP) -- Imagine a bicycle seat connected by mechanical frames to a pair of shoes for an idea of how the new wearable assisted-walking gadget from Honda works.

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Pebz4045d ago

I'm ever amazed by our desire to further cripple ourselves. In case of a technological meltdown, who still knows how to manually make clothing, let alone grow food or build housing?

I can sort of understand making this for physically disabled people, but it becoming the "new bicycle" sends a cold shiver down my spine.

Walking naturally isn't some hidden secret art, it's part of our natural state, which we would be in if we weren't constantly bombarded by the "wonders of modern civilization".