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.
14/05/2020If fashion is practical and also keeps up with the latest chic trends, it has achieved its goal. We present pictures of two fashion labels that combine great style and functionality and make it work in everyday life and not just for wheelchair users and people of short stature.