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Robotic exoskeletons help Ford employees build cars worldwide

3 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Ford Motor Company announced the worldwide rollout of wearable exoskeleton vests to assist assembly line workers. By reducing the physical toll on the bodies of workers, the robotic vests lessen fatigue, injury, and discomfort.
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Ford EksoVest exoskeleton helps workers lift things overhead

Ford EksoVest exoskeleton helps workers lift things overhead

3 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Ford has been working on a trial of a slick-looking exoskeleton that is not meant to make its production line employees stronger. This exoskeleton, called the EksoVest, is meant specifically for workers on the assembly line that must reach above their heads repeatedly during their shifts. Ford says that the vest helps workers that must lift the equivalent weight of...
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