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US20140081420 IMPLEMENTING A STAND-UP SEQUENCE USING A LOWER-EXTREMITY PROSTHESIS OR ORTHOSIS  
Knee orthoses or prostheses can be used to automatically when it is appropriate to initiate a stand-up sequence based on the position of the person's knee with respect to the person's ankle while...
US20140114438 POWERED LEG PROSTHESIS AND CONTROL METHODOLOGIES FOR OBTAINING NEAR NORMAL GAIT  
A powered leg prosthesis includes powered knee joint comprising a knee joint and a knee motor unit for delivering power to the knee joint. The prosthesis also includes a prosthetic lower leg...
US20150073566 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING TERRAIN TRANSITIONS  
A prosthetic or orthotic system including a sensor module and a processing module usable to determine a terrain variable, such as a terrain transition. In certain examples, the system is capable...
US20150088269 WEARABLE ROBOTS AND CONTROL METHODS THEREOF  
A wearable robot may comprise: a robot unit including machinery configured to assist a wearer's muscular strength; at least one first sensor provided on the wearer's knees and configured to detect...
US20140277583 FITTING SYSTEM FOR A NEURAL ENABLED LIMB PROSTHESIS SYSTEM  
Fitting systems and fitting methods for prostheses are provided. An instrumented prosthesis (IP), such as an instrumented prosthetic hand (IPH), can include sensors and can be connected to a...
US20120078381 HUMAN-MACHINE INTERFACE BASED ON TASK-SPECIFIC TEMPORAL POSTURAL SYNERGIES  
A synergy-based human-machine interface that uses low-dimensional command signals to control a high dimensional virtual, robotic or paralyzed human hand is provided. Temporal postural synergies...
US20150018972 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN ARTIFICIAL ORTHOTIC OR PROSTHETIC KNEE JOINT  
The invention relates to a method for controlling an artificial orthotic or prosthetic knee joint, on which a lower leg component is arranged and which is assigned a resistance device having at...
US20150112448 Hybrid Prosthetic Hand  
A hybrid prosthetic hand is detailed which is controlled via input from both sEMG signals, as well as mechanical control from the elbow and shoulder of an amputee. The device is equipped with...
US20140207252 NEURAL PROSTHETIC WITH TOUCH-LIKE SENSING  
An apparatus and method is related to providing sensing functions that are similar to “human touch” when located in a prosthetic device such as a BION microstimulator that is implanted in a...
US20140343691 Systems and Methods for a Wireless Myoelectric Implant  
This disclosure relates to a systems and methods for control of external devices, such as a prosthesis, using biopotential signals from electrodes in communication with existing muscles or nerves...
US20150173918 Peripheral Neural Interface Via Nerve Regeneration to Distal Tissues  
At least partial function of a human limb is restored by surgically removing at least a portion of an injured or diseased human limb from a surgical site of an individual and transplanting a...
US20140379096 LOWER LIMB PROSTHESIS  
A lower limb prosthesis comprises an attachment section (10), a shin section (12), a foot section (14), a knee joint (16) pivotally connecting the attachment section (10) and the shin section...
US20140081421 HYBRID TERRAIN-ADAPTIVE LOWER-EXTREMITY SYSTEMS  
Hybrid terrain-adaptive lower-extremity apparatus and methods that perform in a variety of different situations by detecting the terrain that is being traversed, and adapting to the detected...
US20050085925 Bio-Potential Activation of Artificial Muscles  
The invention relates to the general field of electrical activation of non-biological artificial muscles, such as ionic polymeric synthetic artificial muscles, by means of action potentials...
US20150164731 WEARABLE ROBOT AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME  
There is provided a method of controlling a wearable robot. The method includes measuring an electrical signal from a scalp of a wearer, estimating a current walking speed of the wearer using the...
US20150142129 Adaptive Stimulation Apparatus and Technique  
In that stimulating muscle within a socket may create additional pressure within the socket that is disrelated to external forces operative on the socket, corruption of pressure measurements...
US20130197669 MYOELECTRIC ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY  
A myoelectric electrode assembly for a prosthesis comprising a retention ring adapted to be inserted into a correspondingly shaped aperture in the wall of the prosthesis. The assembly also has a...
US20140257520 Brain Machine Interfaces incorporating Neural Population Dynamics  
A brain-machine interface is provided that incorporates a neural dynamical structure in the control of a prosthetic device to restore motor function and is able to significantly enhance the...
US20120116537 OUTER EAR MUSCULATURE DETECTION MEANS  
The invention relates to an auxiliary device for a living being having a) a means for detecting outer ear musculature (3) detecting an activation of at least a part of the outer ear musculature...
US20130218295 CONTROL SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GAIT DEVICES  
Methods for controlling gait devices include measuring kinematic and/or loading states of limb or robotic segments; conditioning the resulting state measurement by any combination or order of...
US20090216339 Through-Liner Electrode System for Prosthetics and the Like  
A system for passing myoelectric signals through a suspension liner of a prosthetic device, the suspension liner having an inner surface that is in contact with a user's skin and an outer surface...
US20140200681 Neurotrophic Electrode Neural Interface Employing Quantum Dots  
A neural sensor includes a substrate defining an array of vias passing therethrough, a plurality of conductive surfaces, a light source, a plurality of groups of quantum dot-based luminescence...
US20130072775 Conformable Actively Multiplexed High-Density Surface Electrode Array for Brain Interfacing  
Provided are methods and devices for interfacing with brain tissue, specifically for monitoring and/or actuation of spatio-temporal electrical waveforms. The device is conformable having a high...
US20100030341 SYSTEM LINER AND MYOELECTRONIC ELECTRODE UNIT SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a myoelectrical electrode unit for a prosthetic device, which includes a liner positioned between an amputation stump and the prosthetic device and a myoelectrical...
US20070021841 Joint for prosthesis  
A prosthesis is provided having a joint that allows for substantially quick-connection and quick-disconnection of a shell to a liner. The joint also allows for rotational movement and effects...
US20080161937 Wearing-Type Motion Assistance Device and Program for Control  
A motion assistance device has a biological signal detection means for detecting a biological signal from the wearer of the device; a motion assistance device installation member having a drive...
US20140128992 BIOMIMETIC CONTROLLER FOR INCREASED DEXTERITY PROSTHESIS  
A sliding mode biomimetic (BSM) controller for a prosthetic device, such as a prosthetic hand, includes an input classification component that receives electromyogram (EGM) signals from two or...
US20140288667 Sensing or Stimulating Activity of Tissue  
An intravascular device for placement within an animal vessel, the intravascular device being adapted to at least one of sense and stimulate activity of neural tissue located outside the vessel...
US20110046506 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAPPING ACTIVITY IN PERIPHERAL NERVES  
Systems and methods are provided for controlling an entity in response to activity in a peripheral nerve comprising a plurality of fascicles. A multicontact electrode assembly is configured to...
US20140277582 BRAIN-CONTROLLED BODY MOVEMENT ASSISTANCE DEVICES AND METHODS  
Methods, devices, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for brain-controlled body movement assistance devices. In one aspect, a device includes...
US20140336781 HYBRID AUGMENTED REALITY MULTIMODAL OPERATION NEURAL INTEGRATION ENVIRONMENT  
A method of controlling a device relative to one or more objects in an environment of a user employing the device may include receiving a volitional input from the user indicative of a task to be...
US20050096752 Biomedical device  
A device to be wholly or partly implanted into a patient's body comprises: one or more sensors to be placed at any appropriate location of said body and adapted to obtain, in use, one or more...
US20140031952 MULTI-MODAL NEURAL INTERFACING FOR PROSTHETIC DEVICES  
Methods and systems to interface between physiological devices and a prosthetic device, including to receive a plurality of types of physiological activity signals from a user, decode a user...
US20100106259 Conducting polymer nanowire brain-machine interface systems and methods  
The present invention relates to conducting polymer nanowires and their use in a brain-machine interface which is secure, robust and minimally invasive. In accordance with a first aspect of the...
US20140058528 Time Domain-Based Methods for Noninvasive Brain-Machine Interfaces  
A noninvasive brain computer interface (BCI) system includes an electroencephalography (EEG) electrode array configured to acquire EEG signals generated by a subject. The subject observes movement...
US20150025653 NEUROMORPHIC CONTROLLED POWERED ORTHOTIC AND PROSTHETIC SYSTEM  
A neuromorphic controlled powered orthotic and prosthetic system and device including a custom or universal fit fixed-ankle orthosis, to stabilize or immobilize an injured lower limb or act as an...
US20150142130 MOVEMENT ASSISTANCE DEVICE  
Methods for the control of an exoskeleton comprising at least one powered joint associated with lower limbs of a user and control systems therefrom are provided. A method includes estimating a...
US20140330394 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING BODY PARTS AND DEVICES USING IPSILATERAL MOTOR CORTEX AND MOTOR RELATED CORTEX  
A system for controlling a body part includes a number of sensing devices that sense signals from a hemisphere of a brain. A signal translating unit translates the signals into a command signal...
US20110004322 WEARABLE ACTION-ASSIST DEVICE AND CONTROL PROGRAM  
A wearable action-assist device includes a biosignal detection unit detecting a biosignal from a wearer, an action-assist wearing tool having a drive source supplying a torque acting on the wearer...
US20140018938 PROSTHESIS SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a prosthesis system with a liner (2) made of an electrically non-conducting liner material, which is intended to be pulled over an amputation stump, at least one electrode...
US20120101596 METHOD FOR SETTING UP A CONTROL AND TECHNICAL ORTHOPEDIC DEVICE  
The invention relates to a method for setting up a control, and to a control for a technical orthopedic device, and a technical orthopedic device as such. Actuations of the technical orthopedic...
US20140249645 HYBRID BIOELECTRICAL INTERFACE DEVICE  
A hybrid bioelectrical interface (HBI) device can be an implantable device comprising an abiotic component operable to transmit charge via electrons or ions; a biological component interfacing...
US20140257521 JOINT CONTROL SYSTEMS AND METHODS UTILIZING MUSCLE ACTIVATION SENSING  
A system and method for controlling a prosthetic limb are provided. A sensor component receives input from a wearer's muscle and provides a signal to a control component. The sensor component may...
US20050228515 Cognitive control signals for neural prosthetics  
In an embodiment, the invention relates to neural prosthetic devices in which control signals are based on the cognitive activity of the prosthetic user. The control signals may be used to control...
US20120232675 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING AND PROCESSING MYOELECTRIC SIGNALS IN ORDER TO CONTROL A PROSTHETIC ARM  
The invention relates to a system for acquiring and processing myoelectric signals in order to control a prosthetic arm, comprising: a pair of electrodes positioned in a muscle in the residual...
US20150100135 UTILITY GEAR INCLUDING CONFORMAL SENSORS  
A system includes a plurality of conformal sensors and a central controller. Each conformal sensor includes a processing portion and an electrode portion. The electrode portion is configured to...
US20150012111 METHODS FOR CLOSED-LOOP NEURAL-MACHINE INTERFACE SYSTEMS FOR THE CONTROL OF WEARABLE EXOSKELETONS AND PROSTHETIC DEVICES  
Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) systems or movement-assist systems may be utilized to aid users with paraplegia or tetraplegia in ambulation or other movement or in rehabilitation of motor function...
US20150182355 ELECTRICALLY POWERED ARTIFICIAL HAND  
The invention addresses the problem of providing an electrically powered artificial hand that can be constructed with a simple configuration, the operation of which is easy to master and the...
US20060217816 Prosthetic devices and methods and systems related thereto  
Prosthetic devices, methods and systems are disclosed. Eye position and/or neural activity of a primate are recorded and combined. The combination signal is compared with a predetermined signal....
US20060155386 Electromyographic sensor  
An electromyographic sensor is provided. The sensor includes electrodes for receiving signals from tissue when the electrodes are placed in contact with the tissue. The sensor also includes...

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