We joke a lot about the "inevitable" robot apocalypse, but aside from a few scary developments it seems like humanity is much more likely to disappear thanks to nuclear weapons or a dying Earth than a robot takeover. That's good(?) news, because a company seemingly inspired by some of the most brutal fictional robots just received FDA approval for its line of personal robotic exoskeletons.
The company, which is based out of Japan, is called Cyberdyne. Cyberdyne, you'll remember, was the company responsible for the creation of the ultra-powerful AI Skynet which ultimately destroyed almost all of humanity in the Terminator franchise. The real Cyberdyne doesn't seem nearly as dangerous, but they most certainly have a bizarre habit of naming things after nefarious fictional technologies.
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‘Terminator’-inspired robotic exoskeleton maker Cyberdyne scores FDA approval originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 25 Jan 2018 at 18:26:28 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.