Seismic™ Powered Clothing is a fusion of apparel and robotics designed to reduce muscle strain and fatigue by providing your core with added strength and stability.
Everything you need to know about the features and benefits of the Seismic Intelligent Suit with Sensors for Wellness and Industry need to know.
Seismic™ Powered Clothing is a fusion of apparel and robotics designed to reduce muscle strain and fatigue by providing your core with added strength and stability. Lightweight, breathable and comfortable, the networked garment features Flex-Drive™ electric muscles that adapt to your anatomical muscles for Intelligent Wearable Strength™.
A Seismic™ Shift in Workplace Safety. The Seismic™ Suit is designed specifically for the Occupational Safety & Wellness market - a vest-style garment inspired by traditional workwear that is quick and easy to wear, with a hardware "strap" in the form of a tool belt at the waist. The suit is able to automatically respond to awkward and hazardous postures such as standing, forward and backward bending, squatting, stooping and kneeling, supporting the body while reducing fatigue and discomfort. The center of the body can be supported 100 % while standing, forward bending and backward bending, essentially keeping the wearer suspended in these sustained positions without the need to use muscles to take pressure off the body and prevent injury.
Features and benefits:
The first Seismic Powered Clothing designed specifically for the work safety market. A garment worn over clothing, in the style of a vest inspired by traditional workwear, with a hardware "strap" in the form of a tool belt at the waist. The Seismic™ Suit was designed in accordance with OSHA standards and in collaboration with teacher customers to protect workers' mid-body, upper and lower backs during repetitive, awkward and hazardous postures:
The suit automatically senses and responds to the worker's movements and delivers power as needed through its 7 rotated thread actuators. The suit provides up to 10 hours of power and can provide up to 100 % of standing, forward and backward lean support - essentially keeping the worker suspended without the need to use muscle. Designed specifically for use in the workplace, the suit does not interfere with uniforms or existing PPE. It can be donned and doffed in less than 60 seconds, washed in more than 50 industrial washes and quickly serviced to minimize time and associated labor costs. Special design details in the suit's garment pattern, lightweight engineered components and a low-profile form factor prevent damage from contact with external products. These design details also provide greater range of motion and agility when performing tasks.
Advantages for the employee
Advantages for the employer
Seismic wearable design
The Mobi 2.0 system consists of a belt to which the housings with the Flex-Drive™ electric muscles are attached and can be easily incorporated into clothing.
After being placed on the wearer, the twisted threads that are inside the clothing are connected to the component belt via Seismics' "Multi-Connect" interface.
The Flex-Drive™ electric muscle is relaxed and loose.
Support is initiated
Based on the wearer's posture and triggered by the wearer's movements,
the Flex-Drive™ string bundle begins to twist and contract.
Using a proprietary network of diverters and force multipliers, the torque of the small, lightweight motors is multiplied to fully support the carrier.
The Flex-Drive™ electric muscles are fully contracted: Support is evenly distributed throughout the suit, providing the wearer with comfortable strength and stability.
Suitable for a wide range of wellness applications, the Seismic Suit offers all wearers support and strength for their bodies in a discreet and fashionable form that can be worn under clothing. The Seismic Suit moves and lives with you. Not only does it provide customized physical support and strength, but it also provides data that enables and enhances your mobility. Personalized data dashboards inform and guide you in your daily activities, and over time, your data is used to further improve and customize the suit's behavior.
Seismic's technology was originally developed at SRI International for a DARPA-funded program to reduce the risk of injury and improve the endurance of soldiers. Recognizing that the technology was not just for military use, Seismic spun off SRI to explore Powered Clothing for a wide range of applications.
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