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Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Explore Forefront of Cybernetics in New "Generation Robot" Video

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Mouser
Electronics
Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest
semiconductors and electronic components, along with celebrity engineer
Grant Imahara, today released the fourth video episode in the Generation
Robot
series, part of Mouser's award-winning Empowering
Innovation Together
™ program.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180822005413/en/

Global distributor Mouser Electronics and engineer spokesperson Grant Imahara team up to present the ...

Global distributor Mouser Electronics and engineer spokesperson Grant Imahara team up to present the fourth episode of the Generation Robot series from Mouser's Empowering Innovation Together program. Imahara tours the Cyberdyne Studio just outside of Tokyo to learn more about the company's Hybrid Assistive Limb — a robotic medical suit that combines human, machine, and information functionalities to restore or improve mobility. To learn more, visit www.mouser.com/empowering-innovation. (Photo: Business Wire)

In the newest video,
Imahara tours the Cyberdyne Studio just outside of Tokyo to learn more
about the company's Hybrid Assistive Limb® (HAL®)
— a robotic medical suit that combines human, machine, and information
functionalities to restore or improve mobility. The Generation Robot
series is sponsored by Mouser's valued suppliers Analog
Devices
, Intel®,
Microchip
Technology
and Molex.

During the in-depth interview with Cyberdyne CEO Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankai,
Mouser and Imahara explore the different uses for human-robot, or
cybernetic, implementations. The video features a demonstration of how
the HAL system supports and enhances a wearer's mobility. Imahara also
interviews a HAL patient to see and learn more about training in the HAL
suit and relearning motor functions, as well as how the technology is
improving the patient's life.

"The melding of human and robotic systems is the pinnacle of
innovation," said Glenn Smith, President and CEO of Mouser Electronics.
"The technology we see at Cyberdyne Studio could forever change
humanity, providing lasting solutions to physical impairments."

"This is us moving beyond working next to machines — instead, we're
becoming one with machines. HAL's technology is tied to our own cerebral
nerves so simply thinking about an action allows the technology to carry
out the response," added Imahara.

Since 2015, Mouser's Empowering Innovation Together™ program has been
one of the most visible and recognized programs in the electronic
component industry, featuring projects ranging from 3D printing objects
in space to the amazing benefits of technologies that are Shaping
Smarter Cities
. For 2018, Mouser's goal is to reach even more
innovators around the globe with the Empowering Innovation Together™
program through the focus of how robots impact humanity.

To learn more about this and all of Mouser's Empowering Innovation
Together™ series, visit www.mouser.com/empowering-innovation
and follow Mouser on Facebook
and Twitter.
To watch the new video, go to https://youtu.be/tO5RiZFF2l0.

About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an award-winning,
authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on
rapid New Product Introductions from its manufacturing partners for
electronic design engineers and buyers. The global distributor's
website, Mouser.com, is available in multiple languages and currencies
and features more than 5 million products from over 700 manufacturers.
Mouser offers 23 support locations around the world to provide
best-in-class customer service and ships globally to over 600,000
customers in more than 220 countries/territories from its 750,000 sq.
ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more
information, visit www.mouser.com.

About Grant Imahara

Well known in the engineering community, Grant Imahara has paired his
engineering expertise with a successful TV and film career. In addition
to his roles on MythBusters and BattleBots, Imahara has
worked on many famous robotic characters, including R2-D2 from Star
Wars
, the talking robot skeleton sidekick Geoff Peterson from The
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
, and the Energizer Bunny.

Trademarks

Mouser and Mouser Electronics are registered trademarks of Mouser
Electronics, Inc. All other products, logos, and company names mentioned
herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation in the United
States and other countries.

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