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Quadriplegic patient uses brain signals to feed himself with two advanced prosthetic arms
Published Dec 28, 2020
System merging artificial intelligence, robotics, and a brain-machine interface represents major step toward restoring function and autonomy for patients without the full use of their limbs
To feel again
Published Fall 2018
Electronic skin engineered at Johns Hopkins returns a sense of touch to amputees / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Biomedical engineering
Bringing a human touch to prosthetics
Published June 20, 2018
When layered on top of prosthetic hands, e-dermis device brings back a real sense of touch through the fingertips
Emerging tech
Virtual reality goggles help kids understand prosthetics
Published May 26, 2017
The children of servicemen and women get a crash course in prosthetics in new APL program at Walter Reed medical center
Reclaimed touch
Published Spring 2017
APL is making the next generation of prosthetic limbs that not only act on thought command, but also send signals back to the brain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Robotic arm sends sensory signals
Published Aug 25, 2016 Video
Scientists pair robotic arm with innovative surgery, develop first prosthetic with a sense of touch
Fashioning a fit for heels
Published May 26, 2016
Student team tackles project that aims to meet demand among growing number of women veteran amputees
Digital innovation
Thought exercise
Published Feb 26, 2016 Video
Man moves individual fingers on prosthetic arm using only his mind
Select company
APL among world's most innovative companies
Published Feb 23, 2016
'Fast Company' magazine recognizes organization for its revolutionary prosthetics
Mobile upgrade
'A really big jump' for prosthetics
Published Jan 12, 2016 Video
Titanium implant unlocks new levels of operability for prosthetic limb