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  • Otto Bock is a German prosthetics company situated in Duderstadt.It was founded in 1919 by its namesake prosthetist, Otto Bock (1881–1960). It was created in response to the large number of injured veterans from World War I.The Otto Bock Corporation has been responsible for several innovations in prosthetics, including the pyramid adapter (a highly adjustable linkage for prosthetic parts) and the C-Leg, a computerized knee that adaptively varies its passive resistance to suit the patients' different walking gaits.A medical science center (German: Science Center Medizintechnik) is being built by the company in Berlin to celebrate 90 years of its foundation.In 1958, a U.S.A.-based corporate headquarters was established in Minneapolis, Minnesota under the name Ottobock. As of April 2014, Ottobock is currently relocating their headquarters to Austin, Texas. The logistics facility will relocate to Louisville, Kentucky, and manufacturing will be moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. (en)
  • Otto Bock is a German prosthetics company situated in Duderstadt. It has been responsible for several innovations in prosthetics, including the C-Leg, a computerized knee that adaptively varies its passive resistance to suit the patients' different walking gaits, and the Michelangelo Hand, a fully articulated robotic hand prosthesis. Otto Bock has been a partner to the Paralympic Games since 1988, and an international worldwide partner to the International Paralympic Committee since 2005. In 2016, the partnership was extended until the end of 2020. (en)
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  • Otto Bock is a German prosthetics company situated in Duderstadt.It was founded in 1919 by its namesake prosthetist, Otto Bock (1881–1960). (en)
  • Otto Bock is a German prosthetics company situated in Duderstadt. It has been responsible for several innovations in prosthetics, including the C-Leg, a computerized knee that adaptively varies its passive resistance to suit the patients' different walking gaits, and the Michelangelo Hand, a fully articulated robotic hand prosthesis. Otto Bock has been a partner to the Paralympic Games since 1988, and an international worldwide partner to the International Paralympic Committee since 2005. (en)
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