Ascending Stair Recognition using Depth Sensing for Improved Intent Recognition of Lower Limb Prostheses

Krausz, Nili Eliana ;   Lenzi, Tommaso ;   Hargrove, Levi

Tags Robotics: prostheticsWearable robotic systems: prostheticsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

The authors propose using vision to improve the performance of powered lower limb prostheses. They present an algorithm that uses depth…

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Design and Preliminary Testing of the RIC Hybrid Knee Prosthesis

Lenzi, Tommaso ;   Sensinger, Jonathon W. ;   Lipsey, Jim ;   Hargrove, Levi ;   Kuiken, Todd

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesRehabilitation – LocomotionRehabilitation – Robotics

We present a novel hybrid knee prosthesis that uses a motor, transmission and control system only for active dynamics tasks, while relying on…

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Nonlinear Mappings between Discrete and Simultaneous Motions to Decrease Training Burden of Simultaneous Pattern Recognition Myoelectric Control

Ingraham, Kimberly ;   Smith, Lauren ;   Simon, Ann ;   Hargrove, Levi

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesNeuromuscular systems – EMG processing and applicationsRehabilitation

Real-time simultaneous pattern recognition (PR) control of multiple degrees of freedom (DOF) has been demonstrated using a set of parallel…

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Real-Time Simultaneous Myoelectric Control by Transradial Amputees using Linear and Probability-Weighted Regression

Smith, Lauren ;   Kuiken, Todd ;   Hargrove, Levi

Tags Motor neuroprostheses – ProsthesesMotor neuroprosthesesRehabilitation

Regression-based prosthesis control using surface electromyography (EMG) has demonstrated real-time simultaneous control of multiple degrees…

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