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2015

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Walk assistance device [ACSIVE]
Business Owner
IMASEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION
Category
Sanitary/Beauty/Health goods and medical equipment for home
Company
IMASEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION (Japan)
Sano Laboratory, Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan)
Award Number
15G020159
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2015

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Outline

ACSIVE is Non Power Walk Assistance Device for stroke hemiplegia and elderly person weak walk. Light-weight. Not need neither motors nor battery. ACSIVE is based on the passive walking robot research which is studied for 12 years more. It make people walk easily by accumulating energy to the spring during walking, and then released for next step. It's applied the principle of natural walking of the human. Easy to walk lighter feet, also it will increase walking speed stride spread. At golf, work, mountain leisure such as the wide range of life scene, also fit for a healthy person.

Producer

Akihito SANO, Nagoya Institute of Technology + Hiroshi YAMADA, IMASEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION

Director

Akihito SANO, Nagoya Institute of Technology + Mitsuhisa SUZUKI, IMASEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION

Designer

Mitsuhisa SUZUKI, IMASEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION + Akihito SANO, Nagomi TSUBOI/ Nagoya Institute of Technology

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More information

http://www.imasengiken.co.jp/acsive/image/ACSIVE.pdf

Already on the market
2014/9
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