Intelligent clothing the latest in mobility aids

| 24 Feb 2015

UK robotics experts have developed a wearable intelligent clothing device designed to help frail older people increase their mobility and avoid falls. The ‘smart trousers’ are fitted with artificial muscles that assist in moving between sitting and standing, while making it easier to climb stairs.

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Tags: aged care, assistive technology, mobility, robotics, robots, technology

Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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