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3B1-3 - Knee prosthetics

Genium

Reclaim your strength.

With the market launch of the Genium leg prosthesis, Ottobock opened up entirely new horizons for prosthesis wearers: a nearly natural gait pattern, climbing stairs step-over-step, walking backwards, relaxed standing – to name just a few examples. The benefits of being fitted with a Genium have been scientifically proven in multiple studies.

The Genium has been enhanced based on human movement as the model. The result is a noticeably smoother gait and even better support and safety in everyday situations, for instance on ramps, in confined spaces or when changing walking speeds. Five individually selectable MyModes support special movement patterns at work or play. 

The Genium can be configured with the Cockpit app, which is now available not only for Android but Apple (iOS) devices as well.

Product typeMicroprocessor
Mobility grade2, 3, 4
Max. body weight150 kg
All specifications
Benefits at a glance

Genium – smart mobility with a configuration app

Free your mind
Free your mind

Thanks to the newly updated, unique technology, the Genium enables a gait that’s even more natural. Added support is provided by adjustment possibilities that can make walking on ramps or sitting down easier.

An excellent long-term fitting
An excellent long-term fitting

Additional functions can help adapt the prosthesis to your everyday life. The stairs and obstacles function provides useful day-to-day assistance. It lets you walk up stairs leg-over-leg or overcome obstacles such as curbs.

Weatherproof
Weatherproof

We responded to your requests for improved protection against water and upgraded the Genium to an IP 67 rating. As a result, the Genium can now be exposed to brief rain showers or come into contact with splashed water.

Relaxed standing
Relaxed standing

The Genium features two different stance functions that permit resting on the prosthetic. The result is continual relief for the sound side. Bilateral patients benefit from this function as well.

MyMode plus
Selecting your prosthesis settings

The option of having up to five MyModes programmed for special activities lets you adapt your prosthesis even better to your everyday life. The new Genium offers an even larger selection of options for individual modes.

Simple control on the go: the Cockpit app
Simple control on the go: the Cockpit app

With the Cockpit app 2.0 for Apple and Android devices, you can easily and conveniently configure the new Genium yourself. Whether you want to check the battery charge level, select a MyMode or change the volume, it’s all right there on your smartphone or tablet.

User Experience

Jump into life with both feet

Aaron’s Genium story

Aaron loves being a father. Above all else, it’s important for him to be able to keep up with his fast-paced family. A bilateral amputee, he takes on every challenge possible – be it at work or in his free time. When fishing, Aaron can relax, be all by himself and get lost in his thoughts.

Hamed’s Genium story

Hamed leads an active life filled with family, friends and sports. He is always seeking new challenges and setting goals for the future. This attitude towards life also helped him a lot during the difficult time he experienced after the amputation when he was a child. His leg prosthesis accompanies and supports him in his varied activities in everyday life. 

Functionality

Movement calculation with real-time response

Unique technology at the heart of your mobility

The Genium’s introduction in 2011 represented a breakthrough in knee joint technology – but it didnt’ stop there. Every step of the Genium’s development has pushed the limits of technology further with the goal of coming even closer to the natural model. Years of research and development work have resulted in the Genium as we know it today. Movements are calculated with incomparable accuracy and triggered in real time. The technology recognises whether the patient is on uneven terrain or inclines and whether they are changing speeds.

Studies have proven the long-term health benefits of the targeted relief it provides for the sound side. Compensating movements are reduced. Thanks to the Genium’s intuitive use, patients benefit from being able to focus their attention on the important things in life, rather than having to think about every step.

Smart app control

Thanks to integrated Bluetooth®, the Genium can also be controlled with an app. Additional movement patterns are stored as MyModes and can be very easily selected using the corresponding app. Mute mode can be selected via the app as well and is ideal when visiting the cinema or theatre, for example. The battery charge level can also be checked in no time using the Cockpit app, which is available for the new Genium on both Android and Apple (iOS) devices.

Specifications

Product information

Product typeMicroprocessor
Mobility grade2, 3, 4
Max. body weight150 kg
Amputation levelHip disarticulation, Transfemoral amputation, Knee disarticulation
User groupadults, women, men
ActivitiesDaily use, Sports
Moisture resistanceIP67 (weatherproof)
MaterialCarbon

Product Data

Article number3B1-33B1-3=ST
Mobility grade2, 3, 42, 3, 4
Distal connection

Tube clamp

Tube clamp

Proximal connection

Pyramid

Threaded connector

Knee flexion angle135 °135 °
Moisture protectionIP67 (weatherproof)IP67 (weatherproof)
Weight (without tube adapter)1395 g1400 g
Max. body weight150 kg150 kg
Proximal system height to alignment reference point0 mm18 mm
Min. distal system height with 2R20/2R21 AXON tube adapter298 / 330 mm298 / 330 mm
Max. distal system height with 2R20/2R21 AXON tube adapter514 / 546 mm514 / 546 mm
Min. build height with 2R20/2R21 AXON tube adapter298 / 330 mm298 + 9* / 330 + 9* mm
Max. build height with 2R20/2R21 AXON tube adapter514 / 546 mm514 + 9* / 546 + 9* mm
Proximal build height to alignment reference point18 mm18 + 9* mm
Min. distal build height with 2R20/2R21 AXON tube adapter280 / 312 mm280 / 312 mm
Max. distal build height with 2R20/2R21 AXON tube adapter496 / 528 mm496 / 528 mm
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The Genium X3 is particularly robust and resilient. Physically demanding occupations, an active family life, swimming and sports activities, seaside holidays and situations where you encounter water, dust, sand, dirt or grime – these are the ideal conditions for the Genium X3.

The Genium X3 has now been developed even further on this basis for smoother, more intuitive walking, improved safety and better support in everyday situations.

The Genium X3 is incredibly simple to configure using the Cockpit app on your iPhone or Android smartphone.

How can we help?

Get in touch with Ottobock UK by completing the enquiry form below. If your request is urgent you can call us on 01784 744900. Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:00 & Friday 08:30 to 16:00.