Sixth Sense

Prosthetic Sensory Feedback

 

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Membership level
2016-2017 Team
Team Name
Sixth Sense
Project Title
Prosthetic Sensory Feedback
Design Challenge
When working with artificial limbs, prosthetic users lack the ability to know and sense where their appendages are and exactly what is being done by it. Using NeoSensory's VEST our team aims to relay necessary tactile and positional information to the user. Our goals are to determine the appropriate proprioceptive metrics to sense along with the appropriate sensors and sensor placement. We must implement this system and develop algorithms that convert this information stream to a tactile mapping on the VEST. Upon doing this formulate a study to determine the efficacy of their system that uses participants who have lower-limb prosthesis.
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Date Updated
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Sponsors
NeoSensory, Inc.
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Department(s)
  • Bioengineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor 1 - Name
Gary Woods
Faculty Advisor 1 - Department
  • ECE
Client First Name
Mike
Client Last Name
Perrotta
Client Company/Organization
Neosensory
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