Instructables: exploring - technology - assistive-technology - prosthetic http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:21:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Black Ram Hand (Robotic/Prosthetic Hybrid) http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Ram-Hand-RoboticProsthetic-Hybrid/
Black Ram Hand (Robotic/Prosthetic Hybrid) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/3EAD/IPU1VPRL/FQ93EADIPU1VPRL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/3EAD/IPU1VPRL/FQ93EADIPU1VPRL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/3EAD/IPU1VPRL/FQ93EADIPU1VPRL.SMALL.jpg Black_Ram_Industries The Black Ram Hand was designed not to be a replacement for current prosthetic hands, but to be an assistive technology tool/platform for allowing someone to design and use their own specific manipulators for individual tasks specific to that person. This is in the same way that Robotic grippers and...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:41:50 PDT
Prototyping Toolkit for Prosthetic Arm Extensions http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-Toolkit-for-Low-Tech-Extensions-of-a-P/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 02:16:14 PDT
Low Cost Modular Neuroprosthetic http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Modular-Neuroprosthetic/
Low Cost Modular Neuroprosthetic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/V9JA/IMM95KK1/FH1V9JAIMM95KK1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/V9JA/IMM95KK1/FH1V9JAIMM95KK1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/V9JA/IMM95KK1/FH1V9JAIMM95KK1.SMALL.jpg kdj999 My name is JD, and I am a sophomore in High School. I have been working on this project for some time now, and am still actively improving it, but wanted to start documenting my work online so others may be able to build upon it. I will be continually updating is as I continue to improve upon t...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 19:34:01 PDT
How to 3D Scan Body Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Scan-Body-Parts-for-CAD-Modeling-and-Mak/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 23:24:28 PDT
Vibrating Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Distance-Sensor/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:50:18 PDT
Prosthetic Glove To Aid With Grasping For Individuals With Paralysis In The Hands (Concept in Progress) http://www.instructables.com/id/Prosthetic-Glove-To-Aid-With-Grasping-For-Individu/
Prosthetic Glove To Aid With Grasping For Individuals With Paralysis In The Hands (Concept in Progress) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/LY2Y/I697RFG8/FVWLY2YI697RFG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/LY2Y/I697RFG8/FVWLY2YI697RFG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/LY2Y/I697RFG8/FVWLY2YI697RFG8.SMALL.jpg skyeg3 This lightweight and form fitting glove will aid a wearer with the grasping ability. Instead of using heavy, bulky and un-natural mechanics to do this, the glove will act as a 2nd skin and function in a way that is anatomically similar to the human form.The glove will mimic the grasping ability by c...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:38:56 PST
hand for cutting food http://www.instructables.com/id/hand-for-cutting-food/
hand for cutting food - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DZ2T/I3DQ5DA8/FJ9DZ2TI3DQ5DA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DZ2T/I3DQ5DA8/FJ9DZ2TI3DQ5DA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DZ2T/I3DQ5DA8/FJ9DZ2TI3DQ5DA8.SMALL.jpg tankapotamus A cheap prosthetic hand for cutting food Gather hardware Gather together a fork, hose clamp, and a bolt that fits your prosthesis. Cutting fork Cut the fork to desired length. Assembly Attach the fork to the bolt with the hose clamp. Mounting to prosthetic Attach bolt to the prosthesis a...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 06:50:16 PST
Prosthetic/Robotic Hand Printable As An Assembled Unit Without Supports http://www.instructables.com/id/ProstheticRobotic-Hand-Printable-As-An-Assembled-U/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:13:05 PDT
prosthetic legs http://www.instructables.com/id/prosthetic-legs/
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Sat, 19 May 2012 10:34:41 PDT
Communication Board for Individuals with Disabilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Communication-Board-for-Individuals-with-Disabilit/
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 11:41:33 PDT
Plastic Soda Bottle Prosthesis http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Soda-Bottle-Prosthesis/
Plastic Soda Bottle Prosthesis - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SG17/FQHNMU4H/FCHSG17FQHNMU4H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SG17/FQHNMU4H/FCHSG17FQHNMU4H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SG17/FQHNMU4H/FCHSG17FQHNMU4H.SMALL.jpg CIRnetwork Please cast your vote for the CIR's Pepsi Refresh submission to Provide Cost-Effective Prosthetic Care in Underserved Midwestern Areas - http://pep.si/eo57my We would like to thank everyone for their kind comments, ratings, and votes. A video demonstration of this process has been produced and upl...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2009 14:24:38 PST
Measure Muscle Sounds! Part 2: Silicone Embedding http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Muscle-Sounds!-Part-2%3a-Silicone-Embedding/
Measure Muscle Sounds! Part 2: Silicone Embedding - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0LR2/X5XEZR7AY07/FKE0LR2X5XEZR7AY07.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0LR2/X5XEZR7AY07/FKE0LR2X5XEZR7AY07.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0LR2/X5XEZR7AY07/FKE0LR2X5XEZR7AY07.SMALL.jpg Operon This is the long-awaited follow up to the super awesome Measure Muscle Sounds! instructable.To see what you can do with these sensors, check out these videos.Silicone embedding is the trickiest part of the process of building your own muscle sounds sensor. This is why I chose to make this a complete...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 13:54:05 PDT
Measure Muscle Sounds! Part 1: Electronic Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Muscle-Sounds!-Part-1%3a-Electronic-Board/
Measure Muscle Sounds! Part 1: Electronic Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/JBD5/7ECEXCFNTXW/FP0JBD57ECEXCFNTXW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/JBD5/7ECEXCFNTXW/FP0JBD57ECEXCFNTXW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/JBD5/7ECEXCFNTXW/FP0JBD57ECEXCFNTXW.SMALL.jpg Operon This is a step-by-step guide on how to make your very own prototype acoustic myography sensor. That means a sensor you can use to measure muscle sounds and other physiological vibrations. What is this good for? well... it is a more affordable alternative to the electrodes used in powered prostheses ...
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Wed, 14 Feb 2007 10:33:49 PST