Sensory-feedback system compatible with myoelectric control

  • R. N. Scott
  • R. H. Brittain
  • R. R. Caldwell
  • A. B. Cameron
  • V. A. Dunfield
Article

Abstract

Progress in the development of a system to provide sensory feedback of the pinch force of an artificial hand is described. Design criteria relating to electrocutaneous stimulation and compatibility with myoelectric control are discussed. Details of a practical system, presently in use by two amputees prior to full-scale clinical evaluation, are presented.

Keywords

Electrocutaneous stimulation Myoelectric control Prosthetics Sensory feedback 

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© IFMBE 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. Scott
    • 1
  • R. H. Brittain
    • 1
  • R. R. Caldwell
    • 1
  • A. B. Cameron
    • 1
  • V. A. Dunfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Bio-Engineering InstituteUniversity of New BrunswickFrederictonsCanada

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