Bidirectional control of prosthetic hands using ultrasonic sensors


Photo: Section of an arm with a sensor wristband; Copyright: Fraunhofer IBMT

Sensor wristband demonstrator used to measure muscle activity relating to hand movements on test subjects.

Photo: A person holding a glass with a prosthetic hand; Copyright: Andi Weiland / – Freunde im KINDL Museum

Modern hand prostheses are already a great assistance for those affected, but they can be improved even further.