NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Silicon Valley startup wants to equip service workers in Nashville with robotic clothing.

Seismic Powered Clothing is the maker of the apparel that is packed with discreet robotics.

"This is great for workers who are working, bending, lifting, stooping, required to be in a standing position, also walking and carrying" said Sarah Thomas of Seismic.

When it's worn, the roughly 5 pounds undergarment can provide up to 30 watts of power to large muscle groups. It is designed to help a service worker with their daily tasks while reducing fatigue.

"We support the worker in their health and wellness and their mobility, providing them extra endurance throughout the day so they can enjoy their evenings with their kids after their shift," Thomas said. Read More