Category Archive: Pedorthics

Virtual Reality to Help Control Prosthetic Arms |

July 9, 2016

Virtual reality is finding a surprising application in rehab, as a team of engineers at Arizona State University will soon be using an Oculus Rift headset Source: Virtual Reality to Help Control Prosthetic Arms |

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Curatio Hand Scanner to Help Fit 3D Printed Casts |

February 10, 2016

Anyone who has had an arm cast knows the importance of good fit, which is typically accomplished thanks to the material being soft when it’s applied. In th Source: Curatio Hand Scanner to Help Fit 3D Printed Casts |

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Cybathlon 2016, a Competition of Smart and Powered Prosthetic Devices (VIDEO) | Medgadget

December 26, 2015

ETH Zurich is getting ready to host the first Cybathlon, a sports competition in which disabled people can use advanced assistive devices to overcome a var Source: Cybathlon 2016, a Competition of Smart and Powered Prosthetic Devices (VIDEO) | Medgadget

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UC Berkeley 3D Printing Low Cost Custom Prostheses for Growing Kids | Medgadget

December 2, 2015

Engineers at the CITRIS Invention Lab at UC Berkeley are studying how 3D printing can be used to develop custom prosthetic devices for people with unique c Source: UC Berkeley 3D Printing Low Cost Custom Prostheses for Growing Kids | Medgadget

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Open Bionics Unveils Three Prosthetic Arms to Turn Kids Into Superheroes | Medgadget

October 12, 2015

While they may not be able to fly, instantly freeze their enemies, or shoot lightning from their fingers, children who have missing limbs due to a birth de Source: Open Bionics Unveils Three Prosthetic Arms to Turn Kids Into Superheroes | Medgadget

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Expressing identity with aesthetic prosthetics

July 30, 2015

Sophie de Oliveira Barata, founder of The Alternative Limb Project, gives us a glimpse into her wildly creative process of designing imaginative, personalized prosthetics. Source: Expressing identity with aesthetic prosthetics

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