Daiya Industry Co., Ltd.
Power Assist Walk
Daiya Industry was established in 1963 in Okayama, Japan and has been a successful manufacturer of orthopedics such as supporters and braces for more than half a century. On the basis of the management philosophy of offering medical products that fulfill customer needs and wishes, their products are developed from the customer’s point of view and are able to help with various symptoms, body parts, and sizes.
They produce innovative products through links and tie-ups with academic institutions and technologies from other business sectors. Their epoch-making product DARWING is a full body support that supports both inner muscles and braces outer muscles. DARWING is chosen by both professional and amateur athletes alike.
One of their latest innovative products is a Power Assist Glove that is an inflatable hand exoskeleton that is designed to augment the user’s grasp, enabling them to hold onto objects better with air-featured artificial-muscle technology. Wearable walking assist device , Power Assist Walk, from the same series won the section prize of The Super Monodzukuri Parts Grand Award 2019. Their brand “bonebone” has over 1000 items that are co-created with their clients, which include about 30,000 osteopathic and orthopedic clinics. They have also been exporting their products to 18 countries around the world, such as the US, Canada, Germany, UK, Italy, China and South Korea.