3D printed ‘Age Suit’ lets young people feel what it’s like to be old

3D printed 'Age Suit' lets young people feel what it's like to be old

Get Models Now, a modern design studio based in Poznan, Poland, has designed a 3D printed “Age Suit” that lets wearers experience what it feels like to be elderly. The suit, made from PLA and other materials, restricts movement to replicate the feeling of age. Walking, bending over, crouching down, sitting on a chair, getting up, climbing the stairs, reaching objects from the shelf: these are all simple tasks that most of us would do without a second thought. But for the elderly, many of these tasks can become an ordeal. Their bodies are not as strong or limber […]

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