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Advanced Control Research Ltd

Advanced Control Research Ltd (ACR) is a research and development company committed to improving quality of life through the application of real-time embedded microprocessor control systems in the fields of medicine.

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About ACR

Established in 1998, ACR has a track record of licensing its technologies to global players in the medical field.

Its unique application of artificial intelligence and pattern recognition technologies has attracted funding to allow the company to exploit pioneering research in these areas to bring new products to the marketplace. Through the use of state-of-the-art powerful but small low-cost digital signal processing (DSP) electronic hardware and patented pattern recognition software, ACR have developed advanced control systems for the prosthetics and orthotics industries and are developing products for the cardio-vascular medical marketplace.

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Company Profile

Advanced Control Research Ltd (ACR) was formed in November 1998 to conduct research and development into areas of intelligent and innovative control systems.

With the help of grants from the Department of Trade and Industry (SMART Awards), a loan from the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and a grant from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), ACR has developed advanced microcontrollers for upper limb prostheses, a portable early diagnostic system for an imminent heart attack and with the support of The Royal Marines Charity an orthotic system for spinal cord injuries.

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