If you or your workers have a job that requires standing for lengthy intervals of time, Japanese startup Archelis could have the machine for you.
The ‘archelisFX’ – whose identify derives from the Japanese for ‘walkable chair’ – is a wearable exoskeleton being showcased at this 12 months’s CES digital tech and gadget present. It straps to the legs and disperses the person’s physique weight.
That makes standing much less tiring and might present reduction from leg and again ache for manufacturing unit staff, surgeons, and others who want to face for hours at a time, the corporate says.
“It allows people to walk or move while wearing it and people can put it on easily regardless of their body shape or size,” stated Katsuhiko Saho, Archelis’ enterprise improvement supervisor.
Archelis stated the product is ready to launch this 12 months, retailing at round $5,000.