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August 01, 2021
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Hospital for Special Surgery, VR Electronics partner for wearable technology

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The Innovation Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery has announced a partnership with VR Electronics Ltd. to develop the next generation of wearable, full-body technology designed to enhance training, clinical care and rehabilitation.

VR Electronics is a creator of human-to-digital interface technology including the Teslasuit, a full-body suit designed to use electrostimulation to improve motor skills during training, according to a press release.

“Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has a unique responsibility and opportunity to advance the field of musculoskeletal health, combining our expertise and state-of-the-art technology for better wellness, injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery,” Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO of HSS, said in the release. “This partnership with Teslasuit is another example of how we are fulfilling our purpose: to help people get back to what they need and love to do better than any other place in the world.”

“Our products’ effectiveness for enhancing human performance is already proven for [extended reality] synthetic training across many of the world’s largest companies and research institutions,” Sergei Nossoff, CEO of VR Electronics, said in the release. “Partnering with HSS makes perfect sense to utilize Teslasuit’s technologies in innovative medicine, combining our advanced systems’ technologies and joint expertise. Together we can significantly improve the quality of patient care. Our partnership with HSS will extend our capability to be at the forefront of immersive technology, powering the future of medical healthcare solutions,” Nossoff added.