Power Assist Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Akita College
1-1 Iijima-Bunkyo-cho, Akita 011-8511, Japan
Power assist chair
Medical and nursing care of the elderly is becoming a significant social burden. Welfare equipment is also being developed to help the elderly use their potential. Against this background, we developed a power assist chair for helping the elderly live life as independently as possible.
-  K. Miyawaki et al., “Evaluation of standing up and sitting down of elderly people,” JSME 2000 Symposium, pp. 353-354, 2000.