Easy care, create the future.


Stepping toward the society free from heavy care services

HAL® for Care Support – Lumbar Type mitigates risks for backache of caregivers by reducing loads on their lumbar during the assistance to elderly or disabled people such as the transferring care aid. By wearing HAL, the caregivers can perform heavy assistances tirelessly. The device assists both caregivers and carereceivers.


Easy operation and safety

As assistance levels can be set with two buttons, anybody can operate the device easily. The device is safe as it is able to control its power so as not to exert a power to lift a heavy object which the wearer cannot lift without the assistance of the device.

HAL® assists the wearer’s motion as he/she intends

Brain signals which are sent to muscles to move the body leak on the skin surface as very faint signals, so called “bio-electric signals [BES]”. HAL reads BES and moves accordingly. In other words, HAL supports wearer’s motion by exactly moving in accordance with the wearer’s brain signals. Therefore the caregiver in HAL is able to perform heavy assistance works effortlessly.

Loads on the lumbar is reduced

Verifying 1) loads on muscles, the lumbar and the intervertebral disk [collectively “the lumbar region” hereafter] in the patient transferring from the bed to the wheelchair and body positioning aids and 2) reduction of the loads, the Company developed a function to reduce the loads on the lumbar region. It is expected that the devices with the function will be utilized in hospitals and nursing care facilities for the improvement of work environment and the avoidance of labor accidents.

Light and compact design for the use anytime and anywhere

As the device is battery-driven, it can be used in various places without restrictions on locations of use. As a battery is replaceable and the device is light [approximately 2.9㎏], the caregiver can work for a long time putting it on.
The device was designed for female caregivers as the main target.


applicable range of wearer’s height
140 – 180㎝
applicable range of wearer’s weight
40 – 80㎏
abdominal girth
less than 120cm
pelvic width
less than 39㎝
mid thigh girth
less than 80㎝
external dimension
length (depth) 276㎜ x width 456㎜ x height 509㎜
ca. 2.9㎏ (including a battery)
power source
special battery (lithium polymer battery)
drive time
ca. 3 hours
charging time
ca. 45 minutes
operating environment
0 - 30℃




HAL® Demonstration – LUMBER TYPE is a course of approximately 60 minutes, in which people can experience to wear HAL®.
Participants will receive a short lecture about HAL® and experience to wear HAL® safely. In order to have more concrete image of utilizing HAL®, they will have simulated experience of physically-challenged. By all means, experience the most advanced Robot Suit HAL® by yourself.


JPY 10,000
* Including rental of devices and a certificate of participation.

request for brochures/reference materials and inquiries

Currently no rental/leasing service for individuals is provided. When you (the viewer of this site) are interested in using the device or experiencing it, refer to the link of HAL FIT® or send the inquiry form selecting “request for brochures/reference materials” from the drop-down menu of “inquiry matters” at the bottom of this page and writing “I would like to experience/use HAL® for Care Support – Lumbar Type.”

point of contact:
CYBERDYNE Inc. Sales Department
+81 29 869 8448 [direct to Sales Department]
+81 29-855-3189 [main]
D25-1, Gakuen-Minami, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0818 Japan