“The industry also needs to take greater responsibility in protecting our workers,” said Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Zaqy Mohamad at the Work at Height Symposium held at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College East on 14 Nov 2019. Trying out the shoulder support from SuitX himself, Mr Zaqy personally endorsed the suit of being able to alleviate muscle pains for extended period of elbow-raising.
Fatigue (even injury) is very common at various workplaces in Singapore, such as luggage handling in the airport, airplane inspection and repairing, construction, manufacturing, ship building, goods handling in supermarkets, to name a few only.”The number of enquirers we received from Singapore about using exoskeletons at workplaces is the largest, more than any Asean countries, even more than the requests from China,” said Ben Harrington, VP of sales of SuitX.
- 06-23The FDA-approved PHOENIX Medical Exoskeleton is the world's lightest and most advanced exoskeleton designed to help people with mobility disorders to be upright and mobile. In the clinic, at home, and in the workplace Phoenix has successfully enabled many individuals to stand up, walk about, and speak to peers eye-to-eye.
Weston Robot Delivered Ackerman-Driven Autonomous Robot to NTUTo develop autonomous driving related algorithms with a real car is very expensive and requiring large spaces and tracks. However, Ackerman-drive robot, which mimics the behaviour of a car is superiors in many aspects. Autonomous driving research team in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, adopts the Ackerman-drive robot from Weston Robot to conduct their advanced research.
Vesuvius Malaysia Adopts Exoskeletons for Loading and Packing TasksFounded in 1994, Vesuvius Malaysia is a UK-headquartered manufacturer of clay firebrick and other heat resisting clay products. With the aid of BackX, the workers now are able to carry 25kg of clay without worrying about experiencing back pain.