Multi-joint Soft Exosuit That Reduces Soldier Fatigue

Here is a soft exosuit that can help reduce soldier fatigue. A multidisciplinary team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute and Harvard SEAS developed it with automatic tuning strategy to give the wearers a lift. It comes with components worn at the waist, thighs, and calves and delivers mechanical forces to the ankle and hip joints.

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This exosuit’s tuning method uses the sensors to optimize the power delivered at the joints. This approach can be adapted to help soldiers, firefighters, and rescue workers get their tasks done without fatigue.

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