A helping hand for med tech

Silicon Republic features a piece on the Tyndall National Institute in Cork, who are working with clinicians and companies to develop medical devices and technology platforms.

One of the technologies called the ‘haptic hand’ is a sensorised glove that’s designed to gather information on the dynamics of the wearer’s hand movements. It could have many applications in medicine, including offering an objective way to look at joint mobility in patients with arthritis.

About Toni Bunting

Toni joined Ireland’s longest established telecare company, TASK Community Care in 2009, and is responsible for operations and business development in its Northern Ireland division. Having originally planned for a career in the legal profession, she gained her Bachelor of Laws degree in 2004, and subsequently completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law of England and Wales. Toni also holds a Master’s Degree in Management & Corporate Governance and has carried out various legal research/publications work for the Law Centre (NI) on a voluntary basis, with a focus on Community Care Law.
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