MovAiD at OT World 2018

MovAiD was present at the OT World International Congress and Trade Show, held from 15-18 May 2018 in Leipzig, Germany (event).  A MovAiD poster (see below) was presented in the Global Networking Area, and MovAiD flyers were distributed at the ISPO booth.

Moving toward a more Integrated Platform

At the core of the MovAiD project, the Integration Platform now combines advanced technologies and coordinates actors and devices to create the most customised movement assistive devices. It now links biometrics devices, product customization and sensor data. ‘It helps us to effectively manage all the data so we can also provide intelligent product-life-cycle support,’ explains […]

Lou-Ann Raymond’s MovAiD paper awarded BLESMA prize

MovAiD is pleased to announce that the free paper on the “Optimising plantar-pressure sensor distribution for centre-of pressure estimation” has won one of the BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Serviceman’s Association) prizes. The paper, which is a part of the MovAiD project, was presented by Lou-Ann Raymond, Research Engineer, and created by the team consisted of engineers and scientists […]

Upcoming Events

Upcoming ISPO UK Annual Scientific Meeting MovAiD will join the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of ISPO UK Member Society taking place at the Gillespie Centre, Clare College in Cambridge on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 September 2017. Further information, will be available here in due course. MovAiD Consortium Meeting The next MovAiD Consortium Meeting will […]

MovAiD joins WHO GREAT Summit

The MovAiD team recently presented its project highlights at the Global Research, Innovation, and Education in Assistive Technology (GREAT) Summit, held on 3 and 4 August 2017 at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva. ISPO President Friedbert Kohler also took part in this meeting. The Summit gathered top global researchers, innovators and educators carrying […]

Update from MovAiD Work Packages August 2017

WP4 MovAiD Computational Design There are very few studies on the impact of mechanical design on the human body. WP4 Project partner, AnyBody Technology (ABT) has begun a design optimization framework for Movement Assistive Devices (MADs) (see figure 1), including an example for the knee ankle foot orthosis (KAFO) (see figure 2). In Figure 1, […]

MovAiD First Symposium

The first MovAiD Symposium took place on the occasion of the ISPO World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa on 9 May 2017. The Symposium attracted a good number of delegates from European and  non-European countries with interest in assistive technology products for  people with disabilities. The MovaiD Symposium titled Future of orthotics service provision? […]

First MovAiD symposium: the future of orthotics service provision

MovAiD gained more international visibility recently, organising its first symposium during the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) congress, which took place on 9 May 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. The focus was on the future of orthotics service provision and initiated some fruitful discussions. The symposium was also an opportunity to update […]