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Japet W+ exoskeletons for back pain relief in industry

Japet.W aims to restore body balance to release the physical possibilities of your employees. It is used to reduce and prevent back pain, is very light (2 kg) and compact.

Industry sectors

  • Craft
  • Logistics
  • Food industry

Functions and advantages

Everything you need to know about the features and benefits of the Japet W+ exoskeletons for back pain relief in industry need to know.


The Japet exoskeleton in the form of an orthosis makes it possible to cook, do crafts or work while suffering from back pain, because these everyday activities are difficult to perform with back pain. Japet W+ was clinically tested and 75 % of users felt immediate pain relief when using the orthosis, according to the manufacturer. Studies on this were not provided. Japet has developed wearable medical technology that restores the body's balance and frees people's movement restrictions. By combining medicine and advanced robotics, Japet has produced a number of innovations that relieve lower back pain or musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The exoskeleton reduces the stress on the spine when handling heavy loads, repetitive movements and awkward postures. This potentially reduces the number of workplace accidents and absences due to lower back pain. The goal: to take the strain off workers' backs and restore the skills of those suffering from low back pain to keep them employed. Thecrobotic exoskeleton follows and adapts in real time to the user's movements and maintains muscle activity in the lumbar region. Japet exoskeleton stabilizes the back and restricts risky postures. Thanks to its patented technology, Japet adapts to your movements and supports your lumbar spine so you can return to an active life without pain. The exoskeleton's drive technology allows it to adapt to all of the user's movements. The Japet exoskeleton has been extremely bequm designed.

  • Lightweight (2 kg) & compact
  • Quick creation (30 seconds) & easy operation
  • Adaptable to different morphologies thanks to the Second Skin in four sizes (S, M, L, XL).
  • Battery life depending on use between 6 - 8 hours
  • Clinically proven technology (Class IIa medical device - ISO 13485)
Professional use Japet W+

The Japet.W is an occupational exoskeleton designed to prevent and relieve back pain in the workplace. It aims to reduce the impact on the spine of heavy loads, repetitive tasks and awkward postures. These measures are intended to reduce the number of workplace accidents and work absences due to back pain. The main objective of the Japet.W is to keep workers' backs free and help them maintain their full work performance, especially if they suffer from back pain.

The Japet.W adapts in real time to the user's movements and monitors muscle activity in the lumbar region. This restores the worker's confidence in performing his movements. The exoskeleton aims to maintain the worker's mobility and maintain their initial productivity.


The Japet W+ exoskeleton is an industrial solution for back pain relief. It can be used both indoors and outdoors and provides support for the upper body, hips and lower body, including the back and torso. It enables movements such as lifting, carrying and standing. The exoskeleton is powered by electricity and has applications in various industries such as everyday life, care, logistics and industry. It weighs only 2 kg and fits users with a height of 165 to 190 cm. It can be used on machines and allows sitting on a chair. It is not oil, dust and water repellent and can be used at maximum temperatures of 40 degrees. There is no minimum purchase and no regular maintenance is required. The exoskeleton supports a maximum weight of 16 kg for lifting. The manufacturer is headquartered in France and production is also done in France. It has a CE mark and an instruction manual is available. There is no test package offered by the manufacturer. It offers a warranty of 2 years (except for the battery). The battery charging time is 3 hours and the battery durability is between 6 and 8 hours.

FAQ - Frequently asked questions

What is the difference between Japet. W+, a lumbar belt and a corset?

Good question. The lumbar belt and corset compress the pelvic girdle to provide relief, which otherwise limits mobility by stressing the lower back and can have long-term negative consequences.

The Japet W+ orthotic system features a two strap approach for freedom of movement and prevents muscle atrophy.

To what extent does Japet. W+ support the lumbar vertebrae?

The exoskeleton supports the lumbar region and minimizes negative postures to safeguard movement while maintaining mobility.

How long does the battery last?

The battery runs for about seven hours of continuous use. For the change, the japet is supplied with two batteries.

How does the Japet W+ work?

Using an exoskeleton delays physical fatigue and reduces lower back pain. The exoskeleton supports you during physical work and reduces pain in the back.

What is the difference between Japet C and Japet W+?

The Japet C is designed for rehab or everyday use at home, while the Japet W for Work is designed for industrial use. The Japet C is currently not yet on the market.

Who can purchase the Japet W+?

The Japet W+ can only be purchased by companies, not by private users.

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Company information

Facts & Figures

Japet was founded in 2015 by Damien Bratic, a medical engineer specializing in spine, Antoine Noel, a robotics engineer at MIT specializing in exoskeletons, and Amelie Blondeaux, a product designer. Japet Medical has received a total of 1.7 million $ in 7 rounds of funding. The latest funding was raised in a seed round on July 14, 2021. Japet Medical is funded by 4 investors. Boundary Holding and Rajat Khare are the latest investors.

Company address

  • Japet Medical Devices SAS
  • 12 Avenue Pierre Mauroy
  • Building F3A
  • 59120 Loos
  • France

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