Robot backpack: How this Fusion bot aids collaboration
A robot attached to your body, designed to help with collaborative working, has been created at Tokyo-based Keio University’s Graduate School of Media Design.
The operator of the Fusion backpack, who can be located in a different country, uses a virtual reality headset and controllers to move the robotic limbs.
By sharing the wearer’s point of view the operator can assess the other person’s motion and guide them – holding up their arms and moving them around when necessary.
BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly finds out more.