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Unformatted text preview: long time to re-learn how to use these muscles and therefore use their prosthetic. One of the touch notch, state-of-the-art developers of myoelectric limbs is Otto Bock who produces the SensorHand Speed prosthetic hand (Otto). Otto Bocks SensorHand now claims to be faster with a 300 mm/s closing/opening speed and enhanced EMG signal processing. This company is also developing Skin Natural Gloves to provide natural looking covers for myoelectric and other types of prosthetic limbs. These are made of PVC-based materials to provide more durability for users (Otto Bock). Ballert Orthopedic: http://www.ballert-op.com/myoelectric_control.asp Mason, Carl P. Practical Problems in Myoelectric Control of Prosthesis. http://www.rehab.research.va.gov/jour/70/7/1/39.pdf Otto Bock US. http://www.ottobockus.com/ Otto, Judith. The State of the Art in Upper-Arm Prosthetics http://www.oandp.com/articles/2003-01_01.asp Touch Bionics: http://www.touchbionics.com/i-LIMB...
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- Fall '08
- Biomedical Engineering