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Photo: The QUICKIE Nitrum wheelchair on the right. On the left is the inscription reddot winner 2022; Copyright: Sunrise Medical

Sunrise Medical

QUICKIE Nitrum wins Red Dot Award


After other numerous awards the QUICKIE Nitrum® from Sunrise Medical has received the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2022 from Germany. The company also unveiled new tools with the launch of QUICKIE Nitrum, including the highly innovative 3D visualizer and the illustration tool with augmented reality technology.
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Photo: Child with brain injury received at Children's Specialized Hospital in New Jersey; Copyright: Children's Specialized Hospital

Children's Specialized Hospital

Children with brain injury: Actigraphy as objective noninvasive measure of sleep-wake regulation


Researchers conducted a sleep study in pediatric rehabilitation inpatients. Children aged 8 to 17 years who were admitted for inpatient rehabilitation actigraphs were observed in the study. Actigraphy is a promising noninvasive method for measuring the rest-activity relationship in children with brain injury.
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Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Ottobock successfully completes reinforcement with Livit


Ottobock has completed the acquisition of Livit B.V., one of the leading patient care companies in the Netherlands. Back in April, Ottobock had additionally strengthened its patient care network with another specialist in patient care, the Belgian company Orthomed, thus expanding its global network of care centers.
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Photo: Side view Explorer Mini in yellow with a fish on the left side; Copyright: Permobil


Permobil's Explorer Mini receives further accolades with 2022 Edison Award


The Explorer Mini from Permobil has received the Edison Award 2022. It is the only electric mobility device for toddlers aged 12 to 36 months.
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Photo: Blind woman reading a book at home. In the background sits a dog on the bed; Copyright: seventyfourimages


Tech designed to aid visually impaired could benefit from human-AI collaboration


A study by the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology examined existing remote sighted assistance (RSA) technologies. The goal was to identify the vulnerabilities that the technology still has in order to improve the technology and enhance the experience for both visually impaired users and the agents who assist them.
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