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Tuesday 28 March 2023

Smart orthoses and prostheses: a growing market trend with lots of potential that help users find their balance, coordination, and feel more confident.

Join this free webinar to get a state of the art update on active wearables. Learn the latest improvements in technology, smart materials and miniaturisation to create smart wearables for amputees. You will get exclusive insights on the interesting technologies and how they could be potentially be developed in the near future.

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See how experts take orthoses and protheses to the next level and learn:

  • Discover the technological status, latest trends and innovations in this exciting market.
  • What emerging wearable technologies add value to orthoses and prostheses.
  • Get inspired and be ready to develop your next orthosis or prosthesis.

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Get to know the speakers

Roland Auberger
Research Engineer

PhD at the “Sensory Motor Systems Lab”, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH Zürich. Since 2004 member of the Ottobock R&D department, specialized on the development of mechatronic knee joint prostheses and orthoses. Currently member of the Ottobock Global Research Board.

Geert-Jos van der Maazen
Tutor and Medical Technology Researcher
Fontys University

Director with experience in the medical device industry and in physiotherapy and orthopaedic technology. Researcher at Fontys University for the Technology Paramedic Department.

Guus de Hoog
Creative Director
Elitac Wearables

User-centred product design engineer with over 10 years of experience in wearables and integration technology.

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Tuesday 28 March 2023

  • 16:00: Introduction: Orthoses & Prostheses, Status Quo & Trends
    Guus de Hoog, Elitac Wearables
  • 16:20: Wearable Robotics in Everyday Life: Quite a Challenge
    Roland Auberger, Ottobock
  • 16:35: Innovations & Trends
    Geert-Jos Maazen, Fontys University
  • 16:50: Live Q&A