Design and Analysis of an Underactuated Anthropomorphic Finger for Upper Limb Prosthetics

Omarkulov, Nurdos ;   Telegenov, Kuat ;   Zeinullin, Maralbek ;   Begalinova, Ainur ;   Shintemirov, Almas

Tags Robotics: prostheticsModeling and simulation in biomechanics : prosthetics

This paper presents the design of a linkage based finger mechanism ensuring extended range of anthropomorphic gripping motions. The finger...

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Design and Characterization of a Powered Elbow Prosthesis

Bennett, Daniel ;   Goldfarb, Michael ;   Mitchell, Jason

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

This paper describes the design of a powered elbow prosthesis, which incorporates a belt and cable drive transmission with a brushless DC...

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Exploiting Arm Posture Synergies in Activities of Daily Living to Control the Wrist Rotation in Upper Limb Prostheses: A Feasibility Study

Montagnani, Federico ;   Controzzi, Marco ;   Cipriani, Christian

Tags Robotics: prostheticsModeling and simulation in biomechanics : prosthetics

Although significant technological advances have been made in the last forty years, natural and effortless control of upper limb prostheses...

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Feasibility of a Biomechatronic EPP Upper Limb Prosthesis Controller

Moutopoulou, Efi ;   Bertos, Georgios ;   Papadopoulos, Evangelos ;   Mablekos-Alexiou, Anestis

Tags Robotics: prostheticsHardware and control developments in rehabilitation roboticsDesign and development of robots for human-robot interaction

In this paper, we examine the feasibility of an implantable topology of a Biomechatronic Extended Physiological Proprioception (EPP) Upper Limb...

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Pinch-Force-Magnification Mechanism of Low Degree of Freedom EMG Prosthetic Hand for Children

Ye, Hesong ;   Sakoda, Shintaro ;   Jiang, Yinlai ;   Morishita, Soichiro ;   Yokoi, Hiroshi

Tags Wearable robotic systems: prostheticsRobotics: prosthetics

EMG prosthetic hands are being extensively studied for the disabled who need them not only for cosmesis but also for the functions to help...

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Rehand: Realistic Electric Prosthetic Hand Created with a 3D Printer

Yoshikawa, Masahiro ;   Sato, Ryo ;   Higashihara, Takanori ;   Ogasawara, Tsukasa ;   Kawashima, Noritaka

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

Myoelectric prosthetic hands provide an appearance with five fingers and a grasping function to forearm amputees. However, they have...

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