if you thought the segway was the future of odd looking transportation, honda recently unveiled its second walking assist device. the strange looking gadget is designed to support the user’s body weight, reducing the weight load on their legs. the machine consists of a seat, frame and shoes. the user simply moves as normal and the machine reduces the load on their knees and ankles. the unit weighs 6.5kg and has two battery powered motors which will last for 2 hours of use. honda has already begun testing the device at one of its factory’s.

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walking assist device by honda

walking assist device by honda

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