APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limb Reaches New Levels of Operability


Publication/Creation Date
January 12 2016
Creators/Contributors
John Hopkins University (creator)
Mike McLoughlin (contributor)
Courtney Moran (contributor)
Albert Chi (contributor)
Robert Armiger (contributor)
Johnny Matheny (contributor)
John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (contributor)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
A pioneering surgical technique has allowed Johnny Matheny, an amputee, to attach the Modular Prosthetic Limb developed by APL directly to his residual limb, enabling a greater range of motion and comfort than previously possible.
HCI Platform
Embeddable
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Arm, Hand
Marketing Keywords
Thalmic Myo, Thalmic Inc.
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0srXvOQlu0