Te Kete Ipurangi Navigation:

Te Kete Ipurangi
Communities
Schools

Te Kete Ipurangi user options:


Ministry of Education.
Kaua e rangiruatia te hāpai o te hoe; e kore to tātou waka e ū ki uta

Turning workers into 'super workers' with robotic suits

03 December 2017

Turning workers into 'super workers' with robotic suits

Exoskeletons can deliver a 10-20% boost to the user's lifting power by transferring weight to the ground. In Japan, exoskeletons are being used for heavy lifting in the shipbuilding industry as well as in large commercial construction projects.

Read more

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify examples where technology has changed people’s sensory perception and/or physical abilities and discuss the potential short and long term impacts of these 4
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss examples of creative and critical thinking that have supported technological innovation 5

Keywords: robots, characteristics of technology

Return to top ^