Seismic Announces Strategic Partnerships with Transforming Age at CES 2019

Seismic Announces Strategic Partnerships with Transforming Age at CES 2019

Seismic Opens First Boutique Studio With Wellness and Lifestyle Leader

LAS VEGASJan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Seismic, an apparel company making clothes fused with discreet robotic muscles to create Powered Clothing™, today announced four new strategic partnerships with leading companies across the occupational safety, wellness and lifestyle, and healthcare industries at CES® 2019, the largest consumer electronics show in the world. The news signals Seismic’s expansion beyond personal wellness to multiple Powered Clothing applications spanning a breadth of industries. The partners include:

  • Cintas Corporation, the largest supplier of corporate identity uniform programs in North America;
  • Obayashi, one of Japan’s largest construction companies;
  • Transforming Age, a national non-profit offering modern wellness and lifestyle choices for older adults;
  • and Solid Biosciences, a life science company focused on solving Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Seismic’s first collection of Powered Clothing debuted on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt 2018, the world’s largest technology startup conference. Named the “core wellness suit,” the garment is designed to augment human strength for the everyday consumer looking to enhance his core strength and posture. The bespoke suits have robotic components that provide up to 30 watts of power to each hip and the lower back to support daily activities —  like sitting, standing, lifting, or carrying — and give people a physical advantage in their personal lives.

Demonstrating the broad potential of its core technology and team, Seismic will address new verticals with the support of strategic partners, creating innovative applications of Powered Clothing extended now to occupational safety, wellness and lifestyle and healthcare fields.

“We have strategically pursued different market verticals with significant partners that share our vision for impacting quality of life in their respective areas through Powered Clothing,” Seismic CEO and founder Rich Mahoney said. “Today’s news confirms the value of our mission to create apparel innovation to deliver broadly industry-changing impact. I’m thrilled to open our programmable platform to our partners and enhance Powered Clothing’s utility in new ways to achieve unprecedented results in industries beyond personal wellness like occupational safety, wellness and lifestyle, and healthcare.” More