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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...

2013-07-18 23:22:44

No More Poverty and its co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi congratulate Dean Kamen, the inventor of a new water purification system called the Slingshot, which is on its way to help the populations of several developing nations in Central America and Africa. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Waterborne illnesses kill millions of people in the developing world every year and the co-founders of No More Poverty, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are very excited...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced the line up for the 2011 TopCoder Innovation Summit. "Innovation in the way the World Works" will feature Dean Kamen founder of FIRST and DEKA Research & Development Corp.; Nick Donofrio, former EVP Innovation and Technology and leader of IBM's technology strategy for innovation across...

2009-10-29 14:49:00

Kamen will address students and faculty earlier that day as part of the Heath Lecture Series HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edwin A. Stevens Society of Stevens Institute of Technology will this year honor prolific inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen with the Stevens Honor Award. Kamen will receive the award on November 6 at the annual Edwin A. Stevens Society Gala, to be held at the Liberty Science Center at 7 p.m. Attendance at the event is by invitation only....

2009-08-10 12:19:00

FLORENCE, Italy, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- El.En. Group announced today the incorporation of DEKA Medical, Inc., a North American subsidiary of its DEKA division. Based in San Francisco, CA, DEKA Medical will begin operations immediately and focus on bringing a selected range of medical and aesthetic devices under the DEKA brand to the North American market, including the highly acclaimed SmartXide DOT. The new management team includes industry veterans Dale Koop and Michael Magner. Mr....

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