Local UL experts out of Brea, CA worked closely with the Bioness engineering team to assess the product for compliance.
According to Businesswire June 12, 2014: “Bioness Inc. announced today that the Vector Gait and Safety System® has been announced as the 2014 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) Gold winner in the Rehabilitation and Assistive Device category. The Vector Gait and Safety System competed for the award against five other technologies that were evaluated in the areas of design and engineering brilliance; manufacturing and technological innovation; clinical efficacy; cost-effectiveness; and overall benefits to patients, end-users, and the healthcare industry.”
The full press release is at: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/bioness-vector-gait-safety-system-123000994.html
UL, D&K Engineering and Bioness collaborated in early 2014 to document the experience and success of collaborating on this project. You can read the entire customer profile by clicking here.