NARA, Japan -Thursday, January 4th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In April 2018, ATOUN Inc. (headquarters in Nara City, Nara Prefecture, President: Hiromichi Fujimoto, hereafter referred to as "ATOUN") will begin selling the all new Power Assist Suit for the hip (*1) "ATOUN MODEL Y," which is 40% lighter in weight (*2) than the current model (*3).
ATOUN developed the new "ATOUN MODEL Y" by reexamining the design and control from scratch based on user feedback of the current model, and also successfully reduced weight by 40% by replacing the metal frame with one made of resin, and making the motors and batteries more compact. At the same time, the development team also made efforts to commoditize components used and simplify the assembly process to significantly curtail costs, thereby making the power assist suit more affordable and accessible.
The current model is being used at construction sites, logistic centers, factori
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