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Over the past few years, we’ve covered a number of different companies trying to rip exoskeleton technology out of the world of science-fiction and make it a reality. A few, like Comau, have actually brought the product to market. One company wants to take exoskeleton technology and leverage it to allow us to perform better at leisurely activities like skiing? Roam Robotics wants to make that possible with the Elevate robotic ski xo. Essentially an exoskeleton you wear on your legs, Elevate boosts your quad strength and anticipates your actions so sensors can automatically adjust torque to give you more control, stronger turns and longer runs, while simultaneously reducing muscle fatigue and joint pressure. Roam Robotics Elevate robotic skis aren’t going to make an amateur capable of tackling black diamonds, but they will let the experienced skier squeeze out a few more runs in the day without additional fatigue.


In short, this is a key-shaped multi-tool built of stainless steel that has all of the tools you need for everyday repairs for everything from light switches to bicycles. Bit driver. Protractor. Metric and Imperial rulers. Imperial and Metric closed wrenches. Bottle Opener. File. Scoring tip. Wire bender and bike spoke key. Wire stripper. Screwdrivers. 1/4 hex driver pocket. So you might need to throw in some hex bits for specific projects, but otherwise, the Geekey has you covered for almost all of your everyday repair needs. As if that wasn’t enough, the hexogon can also serve as a smoking bowl, with the shaft of the key hollowed out to serve as a pipe.