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The Roam Robotics Ski Exoskeleton is Lightweight and Powerful

 - Apr 2, 2018
References: roamrobotics & fastcompany
The Roam Robotics Ski Exoskeleton is the first consumer exoskeleton from the brand and focuses on providing improved performance at an extremely affordable price point. The exoskeleton currently resembles a set of standard leg braces, but hidden under the unassuming appearance is a technological innovation that delivers incredible powers in a low-weight package. Designed for amateurs and professionals, the Roam Robotics Ski Exoskeleton promises improved riding performances, as well as greater endurance on long rides.

While most exoskeletons are portrayed as a combination of metal and motors, Roam is dispelling this myth as it chooses to focus on the use of plastics, fabrics and air for transmission. The current system for the Roam Robotics Ski Exoskeleton is primarily built with plastic and fabric, with the exception of a backpack power pack to provide torque to the legs. The system also includes a machine learning element that will anticipate a wearer's movements and deliver extra torque to make these actions easier and more deliberate.