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Attilan VR

Attilan’s New Age of Rehabilitation Provides Virtual Prosthetic Arm Training

Upper body amputees that receive powered prosthetic arms and hands require a lot of practice to get used to their new prostheses. These devices...
VR for prostheses

Scientists Use Virtual Reality and Neural Stimulation to Help Amputees Use Their Prostheses

For amputees, who use prostheses, one of the biggest challenges is getting over the feeling that their prosthetic is not part of their body....
Ultra-sensitive e-skin

Ultra-Sensitive Electronic Skin Can Feel Touch and Temperature Changes

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has obtained a patent for a smart skin, created by a UTA researcher, that will give robots...
Smart prosthetic ankle

Smart Prosthetic Ankle Adjusts to Uneven Ground, Stairs

While prosthetic limbs are getting better and more personalized, they are still a far cry from the real thing. The Vanderbilt University lab of...
Solar Supercapacitors

Scientists Create Solar Supercapacitors Which Could Power Future of Wearable Sensors

In an attempt to make wearable devices lighter and more efficient for all users, a team of scientists have engineered a new solar-powered supercapacitor...
e-dermis

Electronic Skin for Prosthetic Hands Lets Amputees Feel Pain

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have developed an electronic skin ("e-dermis") that could be implemented to a prosthetic hand to enable the wearer have a...