What we delivered
“We are delighted that the resulting design has won this prestigious award.” The Red Dot design awards have been running since 1955 and are one of the biggest and most renowned design competitions in the world.”Bruce HutchisonDirector, DesignEdge
Life Science and Medicine
Red Dot International Design Award Winner
The Össur Proprio™ Foot, the world’s first intelligent prosthetic foot, has won the Life Science and Medicine category of the prestigious Red Dot International Design Awards. The product was chosen from 4000 entries from 60 countries. The foot uses on-board technology to respond and adjust automatically to different terrains, from walking on level ground to ascending stairs.
On-board intelligent technology
The foot uses on-board technology to respond and adjust automatically to different terrains, from walking on level ground to ascending stairs.
The sleek product design features an integrated battery that provides up to 36 hours of use and is fully weatherproof, appropriate for use in wet and humid environments.
Carbon-X® Active Heel
Dynamic carbon foot blade is lightweight and extremely durable, providing a high level of energy release and storage. The carbon fibre structure provides the amputees with smooth, continuous motion from heel strike to toe off.
A simple user interface design makes it easy to make adjustments, see the battery charge level and align the ankle for different footwear with up to 2” (5 cm) of heel height.
Adaptive microprocessor control ankle for amputees adjusts the ankle angle and provides stable foot placement on stairs, inclined surfaces and changing terrains.