At first glance, the presentation appears to be something of a joke, a robotically cheery schoolgirl wearing the suit. But in this video above, you can watch a man wears the device onto the streets of Japan to show off its stair climbing and running ability. At one point, the video even shows the master-slave controlled hand of the suit delicately cracking an egg.
Created by Sagawa Electronics, the Powered Jacket MK3 is an exoskeleton suit that can be used to travel around the city and even pick up small objects. The suit weighs about 55 pounds and stands roughly seven feet tall, giving the wearer an imposing profile despite the device's "lightweight" build. According to the website, the exoskeleton will be offered in limited numbers to those interested and will sell for a whopping $123,000 starting this month.
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