New Product Technology

SenseGO, developed by students at the Hebrew University's BioDesign program, pairs pressure-sensing socks with smartphones to reduce foot ulcers in diabetic patients. (Photo courtesy of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
A team of university students has developed SenseGO—comprised of pressure-sensing socks paired with a smartphone app—that is engineered to warn diabetic patients about developing foot ulcers.
The A-Gear robotic arm. (Photo courtesy of University of Twente.)
Called the A-Gear, the robotic arm is designed to help support independent operation of the arm in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
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A new surgical technique has enabled an amputee to attach the Modular Prosthetic Limb, developed by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), directly to his residual limb.
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The Therapy Mouse, developed by Mobility Research and SMK-Link Electronics, is a motion-sensing, wearable pointing device engineered to enable game-driven physical rehabilitation.
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3D community MakerBot Thingiverse announces that the design for a Mouth Operated Mouse has won the Assistive Technology Challenge.
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Switch It Inc introduces the Dual Pro, a head array for power wheelchairs, which is engineered to incorporate proportional drive control technology.
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biodesigns inc introduces the HiFi Interface and HiFi Imager System, developed as a result from a contract with the Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA).
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Recent FDA clearance allowed San Diego-based DJO Global Inc to raise the curtain on a wireless neuromuscular electronic stimulation device designed to raise the ceiling on workouts for serious athletes.
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A collection of designer clothes from Chairmelotte aims to meet the specific fit and functional needs of wheelchair users, with special construction considerations designed to make them easy to wear, with a high level of comfort.
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An article about the benefits and stability experienced by a Swedish arm amputee who receiveda prosthesis with a direct connection to bone, muscle, and nerve, in January 2013 has been published in the Science Translational Medicine journal.
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New technology from Voiceitt is built to translate indecipherable language into clear communication.
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The VA has developed a mobile application engineered to provide portable tools to recognize the symptoms of mild to moderate concussion linked to traumatic brain injury (TBI), as well as resources for treatment and management.
A new study designed to develop wearable movement sensors to assess gait in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in their home environments may ultimately help provide key information to doctors and feedback to patients regarding their condition.
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Researcher Yadira Alatriste, the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Mexico (UAM), has reportedly designed a remote medical care system built to support the rehabilitation of individuals with spasticity.
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New technology aims to provide an economic, advanced tool engineered to allow older adults or others who live alone and have physical or intellectual disabilities to maintain an independent lifestyle.
The ableX system features therapy games and a handheld controller, built to accelerate rehabilitation of the arms and hands following stroke.
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Two laser experts take the mystery out of low level laser therapy. Listen to this podcast and learn how to use this technology to provide effective results, and which specs are important in making the right laser purchase. Both experts also reveal how they combine laser with therapeutic taping and exercise to optimize the recovery continuum.
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Recently developed football helmet technology reportedly aims to provide up to 50% more protection against football-related head injuries and concussions.
A clinical mobile app aims to help manage the interaction between therapists and patients, targeting patient engagement and compliance in physical therapy exercises.
A news story published by MobiHealthNews reports on the recent launch of Orthocare Innovations spinoff company modus health, and its plans to create a wearable activity tracker for clinical use.