Medical Design Excellence Awards 2018 Finalists: Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products

The following are the finalists for the Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products category.

  • The Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products category includes wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc. Click next to see the finalists.

  • BionX emPOWER ankle
    The BionX emPOWER ankle is an active prosthetic foot and ankle that replaces the function of the muscles and tendons with an actively driven ankle joint and supports the user by supplying additional energy while walking. 
    Manufacturer: BionX Medical Technologies Inc. 
    Supply and Design Credits: Omnify Software

    BionX emPOWER ankle
  • Ebb Insomnia Therapy
    Ebb Insomnia Therapy reduces the time it takes to both fall asleep and enter deep, restorative sleep.It cools the forehead, helps quiet the racing mind, and enhances the user's ability to sleep. 
    Manufacturer: Ebb Therapeutics
    Supply and Design Credits: Tactile 

    Ebb Therapeutics
  • eNeura

    eNeura sTMS mini
    The eNeura sTMS mini is indicated for the acute and prophylactic self-treatment of migraine headache. The device delivers a brief, noninvasive pulse of magnetic energy, called single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation, to the back of the head, creating an electrical current in the brain intended to reduce the effects of migraine headaches. 
    Manufacturer: eNeura
    Supply and Design Credits: LUNAR Design 

  • nFant Feeding Solution
    The nfant Feeding Solution transforms any baby bottle into a smart bottle, measuring tongue movement during feeding. The system provides real-time, reviewable biofeedback to clinicians and stores, analyzes, and provides reports on this data for clinical teams to determine a plan of care.
    Manufacturer: NFANT Labs

    NFANT Labs
  • Obi
    The Obi robotic feeding device gives individuals lacking upper extremity function control over food selection and delivery, aiming to restore a more independent, relaxed, and social dining experience. 
    Manufacturer: DESIN

    DESIN
  • Podimetrics Remote Temperature Monitoring System
    The Podimetrics Remote Temperature Monitoring System is a technology for inflammatory foot diseases such as foot ulcers. It consists of a daily-use telemedicine mat and an online portal for clinical decision support.
    Manufacturer: Podimetrics Inc.
    Supply and Design Credits: DK Design, Proven Process Medical Devices 

    Podimetrics Inc.
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