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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...

2014-05-09 23:03:42

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. Order a purchase copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=173954. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 “Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020" provides key market data on the Brazil Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average...

2014-04-22 08:33:30

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REX hands-free exoskeleton technology to be showcased at London conference Union MedTech Plc, a company focused on medical technology, will be exhibiting at the Master Investor 2014 conference on Saturday, 26 April 2014 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. The event is open to the public from 09:00 - 17:30. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/681644 ) Union MedTech will showcase...

2014-04-15 12:30:03

Funding assists amputees with prosthetic care and upgrades not covered by their insurance NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after the Boston marathon bombing, the Knights of Columbus Stand With Boston Program is providing assistance for people who lost limbs in that tragic event. The latest in a series of Knights' initiatives to help provide mobility for individuals in the United States and worldwide, the Knights' Boston program is designed to...


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