Gyroset Glory and Gyroset Vigo devices
Bluetooth headset, now offered through Numotion, turns head into virtual joystick
As part of a new partnership, Numotion – the country’s
largest complex rehab technology provider
– will become the first U.S. distributor for NOW
Technologies’ full line of next generation power wheelchair
control systems. The Budapest-based NOW Tech
offers products utilizing Bluetooth and gyroscopes that
create smooth, intuitive proportional head control. The
Gyroset Glory and Gyroset Vigo devices resemble a
mobile phone headset that turns the user’s head into
a virtual joystick. Other companion products create
streamlined controls for chair tilt and recline.
GF Health Products
Wheelchair Positioning Tray
Easy-to-clean wheelchair tray designed for relaxation
Ideal for eating, reading and writing while
seating in a wheelchair or resting in bed,
the new Wheelchair Positioning Tray by
GF Health Products has an ergonomic
design with contoured cutout and a
comfortable beanbag-style base. The
tray is easy to clean and includes
depressions to place cups or
bottles. A convenient carry
handle is attached to the tray,
which also comes with a washable
nylon cover, which provides
a zippered small pocket on top and a side pocket.
Sunrise Medical (US) LLC
Switch-It Cool Cube with Pro Spot Proportional Switches
A new level in customizable power wheelchair speed, direction
The Switch-It Cool Cube with Pro Spot Proportional Switches system is designed to give power wheelchair users flexibility in switch management and performance. The Cool Cube central hub input ports interface with multiple types of switches and sensors, and when combined with Pro Spot proportional switches, users have control of their power wheelchair’s speed and direction. Pro Spot proportional switches offer full and continuous range of speed and direction. The percentage of programmed speed is directly proportional to the pressure the user applies on the switch. In addition, each switch correlates with an auditory tone to inform users of which switch they are using.
Safe Transfer Kit
New kit provides safe, efficient transfer in and out of a wheelchair
The Safe Transfer Kit is designed to that resolves the issue of feet getting entangled in the footrests of standard wheelchairs. The kit’s rotator levers allow for a clean manipulation of the footrests, and it includes two swing-away leg extensions with torsion springs that default the footrests into the up position. Two levers mounted to the leg extensions let the passenger or transporter move the footrests into the down position as necessary. In addition, the kit includes a detachable push bar that mounts across the existing handle bars of a wheelchair, which allows for one-handed maneuvering.
MK Gel Batteries
Range of HME batteries ideal of power mobility
MK Gel Batteries deliver dependable power for vital mobility applications. The deep cycle Premium Sealed VRLA batteries are capable of up to 1,100 cycles for a typical HME user. The Gelled/Suspended Electrolyte involve no liquid of any kind which means the battery is safe in any position and maintenance free with no water ever needing to be added. MK batteries are also FAA, IATA and UPS approved, making them safe for travel and shipping.
Q-Logic 3 Advanced
New features allow for increased accessibility
Quantum Rehab has announced four notable additions to its Q-Logic 3 Advanced drive controls including infrared remote-control capabilities that allow for household appliance such as TVs, lighting and ceiling fans to be operated through the power chair electronics, mouse dwell feature that allows the mouse emulator to automatically switch from movement to clicks when positioned over a spot for certain amount of time and an awake feature that is now programmable so that the user can select the joystick or Mode button sequence that’s personally preferred to awaken the power chair.
LED Fender Lights
Wheelchair enhancements include LED fender lights
Quantum Rehab is launching enhancements to its iLevel technology, including 12” of lift and LED fender lights to further increase users’ independence. iLevel on the Q6 Edge 2.0 will now have 12” of vertical lift, 2” taller than the previous version. A key to the 12” iLevel enhancement is its patented Extra Stability Technology™ that mechanically stabilizes the power base when elevated, allowing walking speeds over varied terrain up to 3.5mph. Additionally, LED headlights and tail lights integrated into the fenders will now be standard when ordered with iLevel technology on the Q6 Edge 2.0 to enhance visibility during active outdoor use.
Digital infrared thermometers provide clinical accuracy
SoftWheel is a unique in-wheel suspension technology
that enhances user-ride capabilities,
providing extraordinary rigidity and stability for
manual wheelchair users, effectively reducing
the level of daily pain and discomfort that
can result from wheelchair use. SoftWheel’s
innovative in-wheel suspension system
absorbs bumps and vibrations from uneven
terrain and surfaces so the user doesn’t,
resulting in a smoother more comfortable ride.
Q-Logic 3 Advanced Drive Control System
Advanced drive product aims to create intuitive control system
The new Q-Logic 3 Advanced Drive Control System by
Quantum Rehab® creates an adaptable,
expandable, intuitive control system to
serve even the most complex needs.
From hand control driving to the highestend
specialty controls, an exclusive range
of programming parameters and protocols,
such as Clinic Mode, allow rapid set-up and precision control for all users.
Taking drive controls to the next level, Q-Logic 3 offers such features as nextgen
Bluetooth access to devices, wireless programming from tablets, multiple
input device capability, automatic firmware updates, iAccess customizable
seating access, and Enhanced Display option, all within an intuitive, user-tailorable
MK Batteries Power Everyday Users and a World Cup Team
MK Batteries’ MK Gel is the official battery of Team
USA and the United States
Association. For over
30 years, MK Battery
an extended cycle life and a deep discharge recovery
design, will be on display at Medtrade on November 1, 2016,
when Team USA Power Soccer players will participate in
a full exhibition game on the show floor in preparation
to defend their two-time World Cup title next year in