Posted in "Bionic" prostheses Myoelectric prostheses Postural interference myoelectric control problem Prosthetics Specifications and comparisons Testing Theory, studies

Academically published myoelectric arm control error rates since ~1980 remain extremely high, far above any real life use requirement, and not even a slight trend to more reliable control in sight: what does this mean?

Posted in "Bionic" prostheses Academic research (review) Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Art Brands Cable control Cybathlon 2016 Disability and the public EC puppetry Extreme Cyborging Impact of visible disability on non-disabled people Prosthetic hook Prosthetics Specifications and comparisons Theory, studies Touch Bionics TRS TRS prehensor

Disability and the public - prosthetic arms and more: do we appear "competent"? (review)

Posted in #voightkampff test - dilemma Academic Project Academic research under The Amputee Excuse (TAE) Asymmetry Cable control Disability and the public EC wearathlons Extreme Cyborging Harness / shoulder strap Health Human Enhancement Bioethics Material science Myoelectric prostheses Neurology, sociology and psychology Overuse Reduction Prosthetics Research premise myths Skin Strategy, marketing Theory, studies

Embodiment of a prosthetic arm [reflections, thoughts, considerations]

Posted in ADA technologies / Physionetics / Toughware PRX Artwork and Do It yourself Corner Brands Cable control Design principles EC microworks Extreme Cyborging Grip mechanics Material science Mechanical works Prosthetic hook Prosthetics Prototype development Research tips Theory, studies Toughware Equilux

3D-print molded Protosil RTV 245 (durometer shore 40A) silicone covers for Toughware Equilux [proof of concept, demo of "bionic" grip]

Posted in Academic research (review) Academic research with relevant results Artwork and Do It yourself Corner Brands Design principles Disability and the public Grip mechanics Otto Bock Prosthetic hand Prosthetic hook Prosthetics Prototype development Research tips Specifications and comparisons Strategy, marketing Theory, studies

Scientific approach taken for implementing a successfully marketable microprocessor-controlled knee - history of Otto Bock C-leg [lessons for prosthetic arms?]

Posted in Artwork and Do It yourself Corner Design principles Grip mechanics Material science Mechanical works Prosthetics Specifications and comparisons Theory, studies

Grip performance enhancement through modifying terminal device gripper surface [overview]

Posted in Activities of Daily Living and Sports Bimanual task benchmark Grip mechanics Grip testing Theory, studies

Prosthetic hand and gripper options: grip analysis, grip construction [summary/post list]

Posted in Attitude Disability and the public Stigmatization Theory, studies

Liquid hands in a liquid modernity [symbolism, realism - and then what?] {rather graphic, viewer discretion advised, long, difficult}

Posted in "Bionic" prostheses Brands Grip mechanics Prosthetic hand Prosthetics Theory, studies Touch Bionics Touch Bionics iLimb

iLimb Ultra Revolution - global news: a fitting work glove has been found [product tip]

Posted in Academic research (review) Article in German - Artikel auf Deutsch Disability and the public Health Human Enhancement Bioethics Stigmatization Theory, studies

Bioethik, Human Enhancement und Behinderung [am Beispiel Unterarmamputation rechts]

Posted in Activities of Daily Living and Sports Bimanual task benchmark Grip mechanics Prosthetics Specifications and comparisons Support Theory, studies Tricks and techniques Tricks one handed Tricks with prosthesis Where Do We Come From. What Are We Doing. Where Do We G

Manualization of the body and time and effort spent to implement it [options for people missing an upper extremity part]

Posted in Grip mechanics Prosthetics Prototype development Theory, studies

What makes a good grip - gadget for non-disabled people [product]

Posted in Grip mechanics Prosthetics Science fiction Surgical alternatives Theory, studies

Grip geometry and prosthetic solutions analyzed - stump, Krukenberg arm and grip [what we really want / Sci Fi]