Years after the HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) suit first debuted, it seems that Cyberdyne’s pride and joy is about to get really real. According to a report over at HPlus Magazine, the company is linking up with Daiwa House in order to "begin mass production" of the cybernetic bodysuit.
You already know what it does — inflates the ego, boosts your strength
and scores you loads of nerd dates — but here’s the crucial part:
$4,200. Of course, there’s no hard date on when the first of the 400
annual units produced will be made available, but we’d probably get up
with someone about a pre-order if you’re serious about going bionic.