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THE NEW NORMAL: UPROOTING ASSISTIVE NORMS in 2018

The paradigm won’t change itself. That’s why we come to work everyday.

By Laurie Paquet

A new year is a time for new beginnings and starting things afresh. In the spirit of making a change, there’s a specific paradigm that needs to be addressed, or, as many in the industry would say, “disrupted.” Consider 2018 the year of “The New Normal” for the Assistive market. The New Normal is a term coined by our colleague, Abe Clark, in the United States.

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Expert Talk

STEERING TOWARDS CO-CREATION, COLLABORATION, AND INNOVATION – #KINOVAONTHEROAD in 2018

By Keith Blanchet

My objective at Kinova is to build bridges between people, businesses, educational organizations, and governments to effectively fuel the cycle of innovation. Unsurprisingly, that means hopping on a plane and going to find the best people in the world to exchange with. This is why the concept of Steering Committees as I came to realize is, and will increasingly be, vital.

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Expert Talk

CEO Q&A: Why is the business world the most efficient method to fuel innovation?

By Charles Deguire

While the products and the company has evolved over time, what has remained stagnant is Deguire’s commitment to science that empowers mankind. What does that mean in practical terms? This Q&A uncovers the foundations of Charles’ inspirations and explains why the business world is the most efficient method to fuel innovation.

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Industry insights

Best in Show 2017: A Few of our Favourite Highlights in Robotics From the Year That Was

By François Boucher

With yet another year just about set to fall into the annals of history, there’s no better time to sit back and take stock of everything achieved in robotics from January to now — and from our vantage point, it was one heck of a year.

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