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2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Winners: Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products

Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products         Linx

Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products


Linx is a fully integrated, microprocessor-controlled lower limb system for above-knee amputees. Combining four microprocessors and seven situational awareness sensors for control and balanced limb loading, the knee and ankle units communicate continuously to adjust resistance and speed for ease of use, safety, and stability.

Manufacturer: Endolite

Design and Supply Credits:

Entered By: Blatchford



OASUS - Open Area Support System

The Open Area Support System (OASUS) provides users of all ages with affordable, area mobility, fall prevention, and body weight support. It allows unrestricted front and back, lateral, and rotational freedom to safely improve walking mobility and provide gait therapy assistance for both children and adults

Manufacturer: Enliten, LLC

Design and Supply Credits:

Entered By: Enliten, LLC



Eargo utilizes patented Flexi Fibers to suspend a hearing device in the ear canal, making it virtually invisible and allowing bass sounds to pass through creating a more natural sounding experience. The device also has a rechargeable battery.

Manufacturer: Eargo

Design and Supply Credits:

Entered By: Eargo

Learn how to create award-winning medical devices at MD&M Minneapolis November 8-9, 2017.
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