Area of Technology:Electrical & Electronics
Title of the Innovation: Above Elbow Myo - Electric Arm
Brief About Innovation
Above Elbow Myo-electric arm consists of gripping fingers, palm, wrist and elbow joint of upper limb. It can be fitted to arm of any person who lost his hand in any accident subject to his residue muscles are still active. The arm further has two DC motor one for hand movement, another for the movement of the elbow joint.
EMG sensors are there to pick up Myo-electric signals from the stump, circuitry to process and condition the signals to perform the opening and closing of hand and Micro-switch/wireless switch for elbow flexor and extension. Finally a case in which the entire setup is placed to provide a cosmetic appeal.
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