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Michelangelo Hand arm prothestic

Products Next higher product group arm prosthetic (incl. hand prosthetic)
Period Status 2017-05-01 sales existent
     

Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH. (2/2/17). "Press Release: Into the Future Hand in Hand. Ottobock Acquires BeBionic from Steeper".

Ottobock has expanded its product portfolio with a multi-articulated hand under a contract signed today. The product being transferred from the British med-tech company Steeper to the Ottobock product range effective immediately is called BeBionic. “With this expansion, we are continuing on our path of innovation as a technological leader“, says Professor Hans Georg Näder, President of Ottobock HealthCare GmbH. The Duderstadt-based company is thus further strengthening its position as a market leader in arm prosthetics. At the same time, it offers a new segment for both the user and the technician, filling a gap in the product portfolio.

“The best possible fitting for every user – by taking over the BeBionic hand, we are accommodating a new generation of users”, says Professor Hans Georg Näder, President of Ottobock HealthCare GmbH. The mobility of multiple fingers is very important to patients, and not just for emotional reasons. The needs and requirements of people who rely on a prosthetic arm have changed – especially also in regards to the increasingly digital working world and recreational environment.

BeBionic will constitute a new highlight in the product range next to the Michelangelo Hand. While the Michelangelo Hand features various powerful grip types, the benefit of the BeBionic hand lies in the diversity of gripping patterns such as separate control of the index finger.

“Integrating BeBionic into our portfolio is another step on our way to future technologies. The possibilities of the user will once again be significantly expanded once the functionality of these hands can be combined with pattern recognition”, says Professor Hans Georg Näder.

After a brief transition period, distribution of the prosthetic hand will be controlled exclusively by Ottobock starting on 1 May 2017.


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Head of Corporate Communications
Mark C. Schneider
Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH, Max-Näder-Str. 15, 37115 Duderstadt
Telephone: 0151-146 591 35
Fax: (05527) 848-3360
E-Mail: MarkC.Schneider@ottobock.de

   
Record changed: 2017-04-01

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