Researchers at Hiroshima University, Georgia Tech, and Smart Support Technologies Inc. have
developed an upper body vest that lightens the load on the arm.
The Sensorimotor Enhancing Suit (SEnS) doesn't have any motors or other electronics, using passive techniques to function. This allows it to be an easy wear and not require any battery charging while providing effective sensorimotor support.
"Human muscular movement is well-known anatomically and physiologically," said Yuichi Kurita at the Institute of Engineering at Hiroshima University.
We calculated the movement of the human muscle using a computer and measured the maximum point of human sensorimotor function. SEnS is designed to improve sensorimotor performance during use. In the future, we can develop made-to-order SEnS in keeping with individual muscle movements using our technique," the researcher said.