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Powered Exoskeleton Future Wheel

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Kameryn Griffith

on 18 February 2014

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Transcript of Powered Exoskeleton Future Wheel

Powered Exoskeleton
By Kameryn Griffith
Future Wheel
ETHICAL
POSITIVE IMPACTS
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Society will no longer look down on those who are physically impaired
POLITICAL
POSITIVE IMPACTS
:
Improved trading relations between countries
Taxes on exoskeleton wearers
ECONOMIC
POSITIVE IMPACTS
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Generate a lot of money from those in need of a powered exoskeleton
Create manufacturing jobs
CULTURAL
POSITIVE IMPACTS
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Sports evolve with use of exoskeletons
Could work together with other countries in developing a better design
ENVIRONMENTAL
POSITIVE IMPACTS
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Humans may start to walk everywhere if the exoskeleton enhances endurance: less fossil fuels released into atmosphere
Less oil needed to be mined for gasoline
SOCIAL
POSITIVE IMPACTS:
Aid for quadriplegic or paraplegic patients
Military: able to preform better in combat
Gives the physically disabled a stronger role in society
A powered exoskeleton is a metal suit controlled by someone other than the wearer that is worn to give partial energy to a limb for movement and to promote strength and endurance. The suit is powered by battery and moved by motors or hydraulics, and they are commonly projected for military use.
NEGATIVE IMPACTS
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The wearer becomes too strong for human contact
Those not as strong may be ostracized
NEGATIVE IMPACTS
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Controller may harm the wearer by making the exoskeleton do things the wearer can't
Exoskeleton may be used for evil such as burglaries
NEGATIVE IMPACTS
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Put wheelchair companies out of business
No need for as many physical therapists/rehabilitation
NEGATIVE IMPACTS
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Countries may fight over the technology
Debates over what situations it should be used in
NEGATIVE IMPACTS
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More waste produced
Have to mine more metals in order to manufacture exoskeletons
NEGATIVE IMPACTS
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Increased competition between countries on who has the best exoskeleton design
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