Cyberdyne Builds Mechanical Suit That Endows Wearer W/Super Strength. Military Displays Interest.

by Jimmy Akin

in Curios & Humor, Film and TV, Science, Technology

No really! (This may not end well.)



And the manufacturer's name really is "Cyberdyne."

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Agnes May 28, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Iron Man comes to mind….

David B. May 29, 2011 at 6:43 am

Ironside meets Iron Man.

Veritas May 29, 2011 at 10:30 am

Now if someone wearing the suit in this article could pick up and remove the “statue” in the previous article – then we might have something.

Agnes May 29, 2011 at 1:09 pm

Clones from Star Wars come to mind too…

Beadgirl May 29, 2011 at 3:17 pm

I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords.

Laura p May 29, 2011 at 8:18 pm

Hmmmm….Helping paraplegics and others regain freedom of motion is a good thing….but the company name “Cyberdyne” gives me the creeps. And that the military is interested. Terminator, anyone?

Chuck Reed May 30, 2011 at 12:12 am

This was featured on the history channel sometime back I believe…

Gregory Williams May 31, 2011 at 5:17 am

“The suit functions by responding to the body’s nerve signals, which are fed into the suit’s computer and converted electronically. When the brain sends a command to move a particular part of the body, the corresponding part of the suit reacts”
Wow. I wonder how they managed to accomplish that.

JohnD May 31, 2011 at 8:38 am

I don’t see this as something new. This is power equipment. It’s just shrinking down power equipment to roughly skin-tight dimensions. Ya know, kinda like a eco-car. 😉

Burnt Marshwiggle May 31, 2011 at 10:43 pm

Do the Time Machines still function normally if the living human tissue is inside the mechanical parts rather than outside?

Gregory Williams June 1, 2011 at 5:03 am

I’m sure the blue lighting is purely functional, and not just for looks.

Linebyline June 8, 2011 at 9:35 am

Two thoughts: First, I bet that this suit doesn’t rend its wearer limb from limb! One more reason for me to think the entire Spartan project was just completely misguided. Second, next project: Morph Ball.
(Look, I don’t know from Terminator. Video game references are the best I can do.)

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