Accession Number : ADA519193


Title :   DARPA Revolutionizing Prosthetics 2009


Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB


Personal Author(s) : McLoughlin, Michael P.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA519193


Report Date : JAN 2009


Pagination or Media Count : 31


Abstract : Produce a fully neurally integrated upper extremity prosthetic with appropriate documentation for clinical trials, FDA approvals, and manufacturing integrated systems, transition. Apply an understanding of the underlying function and control of the human arm and hand when performing the basic functions of reaching, pointing, grasping, and coordinated finger movements to the design of this prosthetic. Understand and address the amputees needs to promote and enhance quality of life issues - comfort, cosmesis, natural control, integrated sensory feedback.


Descriptors :   *CLINICAL TRIALS , *LIVING STANDARDS , *ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE , *PROSTHETICS , *EMBEDDED SYSTEMS , FEEDBACK , WORKSHOPS , SENSES(PHYSIOLOGY) , HANDS , AMPUTEES , FINGERS , MOTION , MANUFACTURING , INTEGRATED SYSTEMS , MECHANICAL PROPERTIES , ALGORITHMS , CONTROL


Subject Categories : MEDICINE AND MEDICAL RESEARCH
      ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE