“We are extremely proud that the Vector Gait and Safety System received this prestigious industry award,” said
The Vector Gait and Safety System allows clinicians to aggressively rehabilitate patients following neurologic and orthopedic injuries using over-ground gait, balance, and functional activities without the fear of falling. The System consists of an overhead robotic trolley that receives power via a conductive rail and a wireless software interface that allows for operation and data storage via a hand held remote or a touch screen PC. During rehabilitation, the patient is placed in a specialized harness and connected to the Vector which travels along the ceiling mounted, zero-footprint mechanical and electrical rail. The robotic trolley receives commands from the software and adapts to the patient’s movement in real-time to mimic a real-world gait and rehabilitation experience. Parameters such as body weight support and fall protection settings can be easily and seamlessly adjusted by the clinician via the wireless controls and are set based on individual patient needs or activity requirements. All the data collected during training is then securely captured for analysis, session comparison and medical record documentation. The Vector Gait and Safety System is designed to provide rehabilitation departments a safe therapeutic experience combined with complete outcomes documentation.
About Vector Gait & Safety System
Vector Gait and Safety System is a state-of-the-art, UL® certified, IEC-60601-1 3rd Edition qualified, ISO-13485 regulated, rehabilitation technology designed to improve patient mobility and functional independence while increasing patient and clinician safety. The Vector Gait and Safety System incorporates dynamic body weight support to off load a precise amount of patient weight during physical and occupational rehabilitation. The zero-footprint System is software driven and designed to mimic a natural walking environment for the patient while simultaneously providing the clinician ultimate autonomy in setting parameters and capturing outcomes.
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About the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA)
The Medical Design Excellence Awards competition is the MedTech Industry’s Premier Awards Program. Since 1998, the mission of MDEA has been to recognize the achievements of medical device manufacturers and all those involved in the process of creating groundbreaking innovations that are saving lives, improving patient healthcare and transforming the medical technology industry. Entries are evaluated by a panel of impartial medtech experts, comprised of practicing doctors, nurses, and technicians alongside industrial designers, engineers, manufacturers, and human factors experts. Finalists and winning entries must excel in areas of design and engineering brilliance, manufacturing and technological innovation, clinical efficacy, cost-effectiveness, in addition to overall benefits to patients, end-users, and the healthcare industry.