16/05/2022Permobil has published its first annual sustainability report. In the report, the company explains its long-term goals for each of its seven focus areas, as well as progress to date. It also includes the personal stories of two Permobil wheelchair users.
16/05/2022HASE BIKES has commissioned a new production hall on the historical grounds of the former coal mine in Waltrop. Through linear assembly, HASE BIKES intends to increase production. With wheels from their own production, they want to become less dependent on external suppliers.
11/05/2022After other numerous awards the QUICKIE Nitrum® from Sunrise Medical has received the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2022 from Germany. The company also unveiled new tools with the launch of QUICKIE Nitrum, including the highly innovative 3D visualizer and the illustration tool with augmented reality technology.
09/05/2022Ottobock has completed the acquisition of Livit B.V., one of the leading patient care companies in the Netherlands. Back in April, Ottobock had additionally strengthened its patient care network with another specialist in patient care, the Belgian company Orthomed, thus expanding its global network of care centers.
04/05/2022The Explorer Mini from Permobil has received the Edison Award 2022. It is the only electric mobility device for toddlers aged 12 to 36 months.
02/05/2022A study by the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology examined existing remote sighted assistance (RSA) technologies. The goal was to identify the vulnerabilities that the technology still has in order to improve the technology and enhance the experience for both visually impaired users and the agents who assist them.
27/04/2022Sunrise Medical announces the launch of the SEDEO® PRO™ ADVANCED, the new advanced rehabilitation seating system. It is packed with high-end power functions such as the Fully Programmable Pressure Relief Alert Reminders (PRAR). The QUICKIE Q700 M-Series power wheelchair will also feature new updates for example wider seat sizes.
25/04/2022Some Wellspect products are awarded the official Nordic eco-label. LoFric® is also the first catheter to be attributed the label. The so-called Swan Ecolabelling stands for compliance with certain environmental criteria.
20/04/2022Under the slogan "Move as one: Network, support and grow together", the worldwide online community Movao for amputees, prosthesis wearers and relatives is launching in North America and Germany. The aim is to provide people with amputations with information, an exchange platform, inspiration and tips.
13/04/2022Bristol scientists put finger on key to improving robot dexterity and performance of prosthetic hands. Using a 3D-printed mesh of mesh of pin-like papillae on the underside of the compliant skin, the team created the sense of touch in the artificial fingertip.
11/04/2022A truck loaded with 140 wheelchairs drove from MEYRA GmbH's corporate headquarters in Kalldorf to its subsidiary MDH in Łódź last Monday to support Ukraine.