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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