Its called Shaka thats Zulu for shark and Romanian-born biokineticist and inventor Vladimir Vlad explains the wetsuit is infused with electroceramic powder that releases voltage with movement.
Vlad explains, I started with the idea of protecting my son, who is a 21-year old surfer living in South Africa.
He then reasoned if everyone wore wetsuits that shocked sharks, The next three generations of sharks wont bite humans anymore.
Vlad says a team of inventors used the electric eel as a model to create the suit he believes will provide a 30-foot electrical force field around the swimmer.
And if the shark still tries to bite, Vlad says its teeth will feel what its like to put your tongue on a battery.
Prototypes of the wetsuit will be tested out in just a few weeks in huge water basins filled with hammerhead sharks, and Vlad shockingly says his son will be the guinea pig with the sharks.
If all goes well, the shark-shocking suit should be on the market in four to six months.
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