Desarrollo Código Abierto de Prótesis de Miembro Superior de Bajo Costo y su Sistema de Entrenamiento (Development of a Low-cost Upper-limb Myoelectrical Prosthestis and its Open Source Training System)

Aden Díaz Nocera (amdiaz@efn.uncor.edu), Diego A. Beltramone (dbeltramone@efn.uncor.edu)


Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina

Publication Date: Feb. 2013
Volume: 11,   Issue: 1 
ISSN: 1548-0992


Abstract:
Bioelectrical signals are used more frequently in order to provide an alternative way to command devices, such as myoelectrical signals or electroencephalic signals ‑the last ones used in Brain-Computer Interface applications-. The goal of this paper is using myoelectrical signals to command a robotic upperlimb prosthesis developed as well. The only requirement to be able to use the prosthesis would be to have a voluntary and accurate muscle control. In that way, a training system for prosthesis' future users has been developed in order to train their muscle control.

Index Terms:
Myoelectric prosthesis, myoelectrical signal, training system, upper-limb   


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