Show simple item record Sethna, Fram en_US Bush, Greg en_US Heim, Winfried en_US Wierzba, Sol en_US Antczak, Jerzy en_US 2011-10-03T16:11:20Z 2011-10-03T16:11:20Z 1994 en_US
dc.identifier.citation From "MEC 94," Proceedings of the 1993 MyoElectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: August, 1994. Copyright University of New Brunswick. en_US
dc.description.abstract Currently, non-myoelectric controls for electro-mechanical prosthetic components include pull switches, rocker switches, harness pull switches, push-button switches, touch pad actuators (Universal Artificial Limb), touch switches (Steeper), and momentary contact switches. Often these control systems prove to be invaluable Yet, at the same time, their incorporation into a prosthesis often results in a cosmetically unappealing prosthesis. Furthermore, in certain situations the client may be restricted in range of motion due to soft tissue damage, extensive scarring, or other related problems which limit effective performance of conventional controls Recent experience shows that the application of Force Sensing Resistor's (FSRs) and Capacitive Touch Controls (CTCs) in prosthetics presently have specffic use. An increased awareness of possible applications of FSR and CTC technology is anticipated to spark new and innovative applications in the fields of prosthetics and orthotics. en_US
dc.publisher Myoelectric Symposium en_US
dc.title The Applications Of Alternative Controls For Powered Upper Extremity Prosthetics en_US

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