Aska

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Aska has worked in conjunction with Fujita Health University to create the WPAL
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Prof. Eiichi Saitoh, Fujita Health University

“WPAL (Wearable Power Assist Locomotor): To assist paraplegic people in walking, we developed the Wearable Power Assist Locomotor (WPAL) in collaboration with Aska Co. (Aichi, Japan) since 2005. WPAL incorporates a medial hip joint system composed of medially placed bilateral hip-knee-ankle motor joints without a pelvic component…” link

Team WPAL Fujita Health University (Japan) competed at the Global Innovation Challenge 2021: Living Assistance Robot Award in 2021.

Location
Aichi, Japan
Year Company Founded
1953
Products & Projects

WPAL (Wearable Power Assist Locomotor)

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