11/03/2021Whether on wheels or blades – in order for outdoor sports to bring unrestricted fun to people with a physical disability, they need the right auxiliary means for it. Companies like BamBuk, KADOMO and TESSIER have therefore made it their business to manufacture precisely these assistive devices and thus enable self-determined participation.
17/12/2020The freedom to move around despite limited mobility is of great value to those affected. Flexible, lightweight and foldable are the magic words. Norbert Schmidt from Schmidt Handels GmbH explained to us what else is important for mobility aids.
26/11/20203D printing, smart textiles, robots – the FabLab at the Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences uses state-of-the-art research to create practical everyday aids. But existing technologies are also being further developed. The research of Lena Hagenauer and Lukas Hellwig shows that not only sophisticated technology but also everyday aids can be a challenge.