Raytheon Unveils Second Generation Robotic Suit

Posted on September 27, 2010

Raytheon Exoskeleton XOS 2 Suit


Raytheon Company unveiled its second generation Exoskeleton (XOS 2) at its research facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, during a demonstration with Paramount Home Entertainment. The new robotic suit is lighter, faster and stronger than its predecessor, yet it uses 50 percent less power. Raytheon's XOS 2 suit does the heavy lifting for its operator, reducing both strain and exertion. It also does the work faster. It enables its wearer to easily lift 200 pounds several hundred times without tiring and repeatedly punch through three inches of wood. The suitis also agile and graceful enough to let its wearer kick a soccer ball, punch a speed bag or climb stairs and ramps with ease. Take a look: