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REHACARE 2018: Self-determined living

Magazine: Year-round information portal on the topic of "Self-determined living"

Communication made easier – Thanks to robots named Bibi and Bodo

"The OpenEarConcept© adapts acoustic signals to the unique features of hearing aid technology"
Whether we listen to the radio or a concert – for most of us, it’s hard to imagine life without music. Meanwhile, people who wear digital hearing aids often don’t get to fully enjoy the rich landscapes of sound because they depend on the accessibility and quality of audio induction loops. The OpenEarConcept© research project is committed to supporting greater musical enjoyment.
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"Smart technology opportunities can make it easier to live a self-determined life"
Controlling an electric wheelchair by using smart glasses? Smart glasses like munevo Drive make this a reality. Visitors have a chance to check them out in person at this year’s REHACARE trade fair. Konstantin Madaus from the startup company Munevo looks back on the previous trade show presence and invites everyone to join him at his company’s booth again this year.
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Tourism for All: "Traveling is not just about physical access"
Tourism is for everybody. The aim of the British organisation Tourism for All is to make travel accessible. Whether travelers, policy makers or companies, Tourism for All wants to operate with and for everyone. REHACARE.com asked, how the attitude of companies and politicians towards people with disabilities has changed and what the European tourism market has to offer.
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M-Enabling Forum: "The best assistive technologies cannot be useful if our digital environment is not accessible"
Self-determined living needs accessibility. This does not only apply to step-free entrance for wheelchair users, but also for the digital environment. For example, when blind people surf the internet with a screen reader, they need web sites that are accessible. But reality often looks different. Reason enough for the M-Enabling Forum to focus on this topic at this year's REHACARE.
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TTC Wheel-Trans: Accessible transport for people with disabilities in Toronto
In Canada, the North Americans are far ahead of us Germans when it comes to accessibility. If you are a guest in Toronto, you not only have the possibility to travel with the usual public transport, but you can also opt for the 100 percent accessible alternative and use Wheel-Trans.
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Frank Rennhack – That's how he rolls
Frank Rennhack can't visit REHACARE himself, but his colleagues and supporters of the Para Ice Hockey are once again in the Sports Centre with their roller sled this year. What the German national player would like to be and what he cares about next to his sport, he tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Michel Arriens – That's how he rolls
Diversity is an enrichment. It is his parents Michel Arriens owes this attitude to. On REHACARE.com he tells us why he would like to have a time machine to get politics 2.0 rolling and why he believes that his romantic idea could fail because of relativity. And he also tells all visitors at REHACARE how he became an activist – on Friday 28 September.
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Leonard Grobien – That's how he rolls
Leonard Grobien – also known as Typitus – was a part of #AbilityTube Berlin, the first meeting of German-speaking influencers with disabilities. And maybe the five YouTubers have set something in motion, which will become quite big in the coming years. Why he already follows his profession with his YouTube channel and what is close to his heart besides movies, he tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Katja Alekseev – That's how she rolls
Her blog is actually a kind of diary, but – according to Katja Alekseev – it should encourage other women to stand up for their wishes. Currently, the 29-year-old is fully occupied with her studies, her blog and her work for DIE PARTEI. What she would do if she had more time and why air travel is not for her, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Laura Gehlhaar – That's how she rolls
Laura Gehlhaar has no heart for blue carpets! And she makes noises when she moves over to the toilet – at least that's what her boyfriend claims. But the author and activist can laugh about it. What she can't laugh about and how the processing status of her dream trip is, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Multi-joint, personalized soft exosuit breaks new ground
In the future, smart textile-based soft robotic exosuits could become a powerful means to enhance mobility and quality of living for people suffering from neurodegenerative disorders and for the elderly.
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Can video game exercises help chronic low back pain?
New research from University of Sydney has found home-based video-game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27 percent, which is comparable to benefits gained under programs supervised by a physiotherapist.
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One technology, two applications
Researchers of the University of Texas at Arlington have patented a technology for smart seat cushion and adaptable prosthetics. The technology uses real-time pressure monitoring and automated pressure modulation capabilities.
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Type 2 diabetes remains the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in American adults
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that type 2 diabetes remains overwhelmingly the most common type of diabetes diagnosed in American adults who have the disease.
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Scientists reveal drumming helps schoolchildren diagnosed with autism
Drumming for 60 minutes a week can benefit children diagnosed with autism and supports learning at school, according to a new scientific study led by led by the University of Chichester and University Centre Hartpury.
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Study first to report sexual behavior norms for US adults with dementia living at home
The majority of partnered, home-dwelling people in the U.S. with dementia are sexually active, according to a University of Chicago Medicine study out this week in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. In addition, people with cognitive impairment and dementia often have bothersome sexual function problems they don't discuss with a doctor.
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MoreGrasp: thought-controlled grasp neuroprosthetics
Getting a better grip on things: The MoreGrasp Horizon2020 research project under the leadership of TU Graz is coming to an end with significant results in the field of thought-controlled grasp neuroprosthetics. A large-scale feasibility study is underway.
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Bonn to host 2019 IPC General Assembly
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will host its 2019 General Assembly in its home city of Bonn, Germany, as part of celebrations to mark the organisation’s 30th anniversary.
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Whole grains one of the most important food groups for preventing type 2 diabetes
It doesn't matter if it's rye, oats, or wheat. As long as it is wholegrain, it can prevent type 2 diabetes. This is the finding of a new study from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the Danish Cancer Society Research Center.
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Enter EDF's 'Picture Equality' Photo Competition 2018!
The theme of the competition is Equality and Inclusion of persons with disabilities. This theme must be implemented into the photo submissions. Feel free to be creative and unique. However, do not stray away from the goal of the theme. Photos which are not relevant will not be considered for the competition.
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British Invention of the Year, the eFOLDi Scooter, gears up for Rehacare 2018
A British company whose life changing product has been dubbed as a, “fantastic invention and simply brilliant” by Sir Richard Branson is showcasing its innovative eFOLDi Scooter and eFOLDi Power Chair...
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Innovative mobility scooter and wheelchair lift drives into Rehacare
A British company who are pioneers in the next generation of mobility transportation are showcasing their innovative product, the Trilift at the leading trade fair for rehabilitation, inclusion and...
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Quha Nemo Self - Operated Quha Zono Headband with Charging Dock
Quha is introducing a new product, Quha Nemo, at the Rehacare Exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 26-29, 2018. Quha Nemo is a self-operated Quha Zono headband with a charging dock. It...
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2019 Season: HASE BIKES Shows Attention to Detail
In recent years, HASE BIKES has been busy innovating and developing new bike and trike models. For the 2019 season the company has shifted its focus to the development of new accessories and the...
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C-Brace® orthotronic mobility system
Intelligent computer technology supports the stance and swing phase The C-Brace® can be used in the event of neurological disorders of the lower limbs, such as incomplete paraplegia or polio. With...
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"I fought my way back, bit by bit."
Dirk wears the L300 Go with functional electrical stimulation for drop foot Dirk suffered a stroke at the age of 43. "Everything changed, I was unable to move about and could no longer speak...
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"Finally walking safely"
Wolfgang's new life with the computer-controlled C-Brace® leg orthosis Wolfgang contracted polio at the age of eight, and his right leg was paralysed as a result. “I was very athletic before my...
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"Modern technology got me back on my feet."
C-Brace® computer-controlled leg orthosis makes people mobile / Ottobock at Rehacare 2018 "Self-determined living" is the motto of this year's Rehacare, the International Trade Fair for...
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Functional electrical stimulation for drop foot
Fitting with the L300 Go system Ottobock offers a product that works on the basis of functional electrical stimulation (FES) to provide customised fittings for patients with drop foot – the L300 Go...
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Well Run Technology Co., LTD
- Don’t be the same, be better. - Established in 1976, WELL RUN has been providing high quality products at the best prices and services to our customers in various markets throughout all over...
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