Medical Robotics

Robotic Prosthetic Devices

Posted 3 Jan 2002 at 15:15 UTC by steve Share This

A New York Times article summarizes the current state-of-the-art in prostethic limbs. The story focuses on the Otto Bock C-Leg, a robotic artificial leg which uses microprocessors, strain gauges, angle sensors, hydraulics, and electronic valves to simulate the motion of a natural leg.

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