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VIDEO: This Exoskeleton Could Protect Assembly Line Workers

Kelsey Davis, Sr. Manager, Digital Media Marketing, Consumer Technology Association

Ford and EksoVest have teamed up to use technology to lessen the physical toll on Ford assembly line workers. Ford estimates that some of their workers raise their arms to perform their tasks around 1 million times per year.

The new tool from Ford and EksoVest could reduce the fatigue put on the workers and the chance of injury. The EksoVest helps when workers are performing overhead tasks by supporting their arms.

Check out the video below to see the EksoVest in action:

Learn more about this wearable technology from Ford and EksoVest.