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VA opens competition for advanced prosthetics, assistive technologies

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs' Center for Innovation is using crowdsourcing techniques to engage the public in building advanced prostheses and other devices to aid veterans with disabilities. The Innovation Creation Series has posed five challenges, such as creating a device that controls grip strength and speed of a prosthetic hand, novel hand prostheses to help amputees with specific tasks and a device that can ease tremors. The challenges begin in May and June. Defense One (05/20)


Myoelectric implants allow lower-limb amputees to control prostheses with their thoughts

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

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AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Colombian company creates designer prosthetic arms and hands

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 21, 2015

Indego exoskeleton uses mobile app

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Researchers develop robotic arms controlled by eye movements

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Paralyzed Olympic champ uses Ekso in rehabilitation

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Electronic brace helps Ind. woman move paralyzed arm

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 19, 2015

Prosthetic devices aid a variety of animals

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | May 21, 2015


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