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2014-10-23 23:11:20

Colorado-based company 5280 Prosthetics has announced that they have released a new product to improve lives of amputees everywhere, the SmartPuck™. The industry's first smart prosthetic socket system will work with the user’s smart device to provide them with customized comfort and support. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Colorado Company 5280 Prosthetics understood that when it came to socket systems used by amputees, not much had changed in the last 20 years....

2014-10-21 16:23:05

Advanced Polymer Technology offers Melos Alternative Infills HARMONY, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using nature as its guide, Melos GmbH (Melos) has created the Infill Bionic Fiber© by combining the advantages of the design of natural materials with the reliable durability of a proven EPDM infill granulate. The result is a soft, flexible surface and natural appearance, which promotes the adhesion of water and enhances its natural sliding behavior. Melos Infill Bionic Fiber is...

2014-09-30 23:17:55

Latest Report Global Artificial Organ & Bionics Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 available at GrandViewResearch database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/artificial-organ-and-bionics San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The global market for artificial organ and bionics is expected to reach USD 38.75 billion by 2020 at an estimated CAGR of 9.3% from 2014 to 2020, according to a new study by Grand View...

2014-08-27 23:04:38

Fourroux Prosthetics, Inc. welcomes Will Holbrook, CP and Josh McNeill, CP, two well respected Certified Practitioners. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Will Holbrook, CP LP, has joined Fourroux Prosthetics, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Will has over 15 years of experience in the prosthetics field. He graduated from Berry College in Rome, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. He received his graduate degree in prosthetics at...

Biomimetic Photodetector
2014-08-27 03:00:22

Jade Boyd, Rice University Rice lab uses CMOS-compatible aluminum for on-chip color detection Rice University researchers have created a CMOS-compatible, biomimetic color photodetector that directly responds to red, green and blue light in much the same way the human eye does. The new device was created by researchers at Rice’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP) and is described online in a new study in the journal Advanced Materials. It uses an aluminum grating that can be added...

2014-08-04 12:31:42

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_states_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 Summary GlobalData's new report, "United States Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United States...

2014-07-21 12:25:45

Company creates custom fashion covers for prosthetic legs using 3D printing SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- seedchange announced that UNYQ Design, Inc. completed its first funding round, raising $1,050,000 from strategic and individual investors in the United States, Europe and Asia. UNYQ lets amputees design high-quality, customized covers for prosthetic legs, turning prosthetics into fashion accessories. "Existing prosthetics aren't fashionable and they are certainly...

2014-06-23 23:10:58

In cooperation with the SME Education Foundation, Curbell Donation Assists Student Project Orchard Park, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, adhesives, sealants and prototyping materials, recently donated $18,000 of plastic that will be used by Alabama High School students to create lightweight, removable prosthetic limbs for amputees in Honduras. The project is a joint venture of the SME Education...

2014-05-29 08:30:36

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/brazil_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The...

deka robotic arm
2014-05-12 12:59:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has given approval for a new robotic arm that is controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG) electrodes. The DEKA Arm System, which is reportedly the first prosthetic limb that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled via EMG signals, had an eight year development cycle from idea to market. The arm was developed as a part of...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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