prosthetics

Powered prosthetic ankles restore functions for amputees

Powered prosthetic ankles restore functions for amputees

Researchers have demonstrated that, with training, neural control of a powered prosthetic ankle can restore a wide range of abilities, including standing on very challenging surfaces and squatting.

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Researchers develop signals that could bring color vision and improved clarity to prosthesis for the blind.

Engineers build smart robotic exoskeletons

Engineers build smart robotic exoskeletons

Researchers are developing exoskeletons and prosthetic legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using AI technology.

Neurofeedback to help those who wear prostheses

Neurofeedback to help those who wear prostheses

Transmitting sensory signals from prostheses to the nervous system helps leg amputees to perceive prosthesis as part of their body.

Biosensors convert signals to control prosthetics

Biosensors convert signals to control prosthetics

High-five or thumbs-up? Researchers have developed a wearable sensor that detects which hand gesture you want to make.

Bionic touch does not remap the brain

Bionic touch does not remap the brain

Neuroscientists have demonstrated that the brain does not remap itself even with long-term bionic limb use, posing challenges for the development of realistic prosthetic limbs.

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