Based on the results of field trial conducted by startup in FY 2020, the products and services were certified based on the Order for Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Act 167-21-4. With this certification, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will be able to purchase the products and services by private contract.
Innophys Co., Ltd.
“Muscle Suit Every”
- An assist suit that uses artificial muscles to assist the lower back
- Operates by using pneumatic pumps to manually pump air into artificial pneumatic muscles without the need for electricity
Triple W Japan Inc.
- A wearable device that uses ultrasonic technology to measure the accumulation of urine in the bladder in real time
- Able to notify the user in advance when they need to use the bathroom via applicaton.
“Holoeyes MD” and “Holoeyes VS”
- Services for surgery examinations, training, education, etc. by converting 3D data generated from CT scans and MRIs into VR
- Can easily create VR model from 3D data without the need for an engineer
With this certification, we will promote the introduction of each product and service in various field and contribute to the further growth of Tokyo.
Public Procurement: Innophys Co., Ltd.
Innophys Co., Ltd. was certified in accordance with Article 167 of Order for Enforcement of Local Autonomy Law, and since April 2021, "Muscle Suit Every" has been introduced nursing homes and Tokyo metropolitan high schools; oof them is Tokyo Metropolitan Akabane Hokuo High School.
Akabane Hokuo High School opened in April 2021 and is a specialized high school with 3 departments: childcare and nutrition, cooking, and care welfare. One of the educational vision of Akabane Hokuo is “to arouse interest in specialized fields and to cultivate professionalism“ and the 3 departments set their educational goals to development specialized knowledge and skills in the home and welfare fields as well as professional ethics and a broad perspective.
In order for the students to become experts in the field of welfare, Akabane Hokuo has procured 12 Muscle Suits Every to allow students to access cutting-edge technology and develop the ability to use the evolving tools for assistance and nursing care.
In a classroom of care welfare department, the students wore the Muscle Suit Every by themselves and practices helping a person move from the wheelchair to a bed and laying them down in bed. Students who had difficulty with the device were given tips from other students and they enthusiastically engaged in the training . After the class, one of the students said, "It was difficult to put the Muscle Suit Every on, but I found out how to use it without putting a burden on the body." The class had been an opportunity for the students to realized that it was a solution to prevent lower back pain which accumulates in work.