AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System)

AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System)

Overview

AGNES is a suit worn by students, product developers, designers, engineers, marketing, planners, architects, packaging engineers, and others to better understand the physical challenges associated with aging. Developed by AgeLab researchers and students, AGNES has been calibrated to approximate the motor, visual, flexibility, dexterity and strength of a person in their mid-70s. AGNES has been used in retail, public transportation, home, community, automobile, workplace and other environments. 

 

 

MIT AgeLab
One Amherst Street, Room E40-279
Cambridge, MA 02142
ph: 617.253.0753
email: agelabinfo(at)mit.edu

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