Everyday activities such as tying shoes or eating with knife and fork are almost impossible for patients with paralyzed or weakened hands. The German-based start-up HKK Bionics is aiming to help these people with its newly developed hand orthosis. “Our exomotion® hand one is a kind of motorized partial glove with forearm splint,” explains Dominik

Lithium thionyl chloride (LiSOCl2) batteries are special in many ways; with 3.6 volts, they have the highest cell voltage of any primary batteries available. They are also extremely durable and can be safely stored for long periods of time. This excellent shelf life is the result of another special feature of LiSOCl2 batteries called “passivation”.

Lithium-Thionylchlorid-Batterien der Marke "Jauch"

Lithium thionyl chloride batteries (Li/SOCl₂) belong to the lithium primary cell family. Unlike lithium ion or lithium polymer batteries, these cells cannot be recharged once they have been discharged. However, due to their long lifetime, this characteristic is of little importance in everyday use. In fact, lithium thionyl chloride batteries supply power to applications for