Friday, 07 Sep, 2012 Technology

Latest Invention: POPO - Walking Aid that Reduces User's Body Weight


Japan's Moritoh has recently unveiled a prototype of its POPO. The invention represents a walking aid that allows people to perform long walking practices without loosing stamina.

It is worth mentioning that POPO also reduces the user's body weight.

In order to cut the load, the user needs to put on a harness and fasten the belt to the walking aid.

The device is powered by rechargeable batteries, and it is able to withstand a weight of up to 100kg.

The company hopes that its load-reducing walking aid will ease the life of caregivers and patients that undergo rehabilitation.

In the near future the firm looks plans to design a home and hospital version of the POPO.

[via DigInfo]

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