Gallery: Futuristic Metal 'Exosuit' for Divers

Into the Deep

Exosuit Front

(Image credit: Nuytco Research Ltd.)

Nuytco Research Ltd., a Canadian technology firm, developed a hard metal dive suit, dubbed Exosuit, that enables users to work at depths down to 1,000 feet (305 meters), without needing to spend time in a decompression chamber after they return to the surface.

Here are some photos of Nuytco Research's futuristic-looking Exosuit.

Underwater Spacesuit?

Exosuit Diving Suit

(Image credit: Nuytco Research Ltd.)

The ExoSuit, developed by Nuytco Research Ltd., is a hard metal suit that allows divers to operate safely down to a depth of 1,000 feet (305 meters), while maintaining dexterity and flexibility to perform delicate work.

At Work

Diver Wearing Exosuit

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A diver is pictured underwater wearing Nuytco Research Ltd.'s Exosuit.

Deep Dive

Diver in Exosuit Underwater

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A diver demonstrates how to operate the Exosuit underwater.

Rear View

Back of Nuytco Research's Exosuit

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The back of Nuytco Research's Exosuit holds the shell's oxygen systems.

Tools of the Trade

Exosuit Diving Accessories

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Nuytco Research's Exosuit also comes with accessories, including this claw-type device.

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Denise Chow was the assistant managing editor at Live Science before moving to NBC News as a science reporter, where she focuses on general science and climate change. Before joining the Live Science team in 2013, she spent two years as a staff writer for, writing about rocket launches and covering NASA's final three space shuttle missions. A Canadian transplant, Denise has a bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto, and a master's degree in journalism from New York University.