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'foot-controlled' prosthetic arm ?
GlennA   6/5/2012 9:36:39 AM
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The arm is controlled by a sensor on the foot ?  I would have hoped they could have sensors at the shoulder that could somehow use nerves that originally controlled the arm movements.  And a selection of hands / grippers ?  Since this is still in development I can understand that one 'hand' model doesn't combine fine, precise movements and 'strong' movements due to feedback issues.

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