Modular Exoskeleton Aims to Reduce Workplace Injuries
SuitX, a robotics company based out of Berkeley’s Human Engineering Lab, has launched a new exoskeleton, the Max, that aims to augment human capabilities while at the same time protecting users from common workplace injuries.
The suit is uses a lightweight modular design which can support any combination of a user’s legs, back and shoulders, supporting strenuous activities including lifting, stooping, bending, squatting and overhead work. The suit reduces fatigue and overexertion, which is the leading cause of disabling injuries at work. Read more.