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Robot Suit HAL-5

This wearable robotic suit, developed by Elm Design and Cyberdyne, has a serious function: to provide an assistive limb to its wearer. However, its entertainment aspect is not easily ignored. While mechanically and technologically advanced, the suit's flexibility and styling suggest a blend of man and machine bound to appeal to any fan of the Storm Troopers of George Lucas' Star Wars films. If medical research declines to head off in this direction, perhaps the film world could seize the moment?

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