Photos: High-tech prosthetics

Photos: High-tech prosthetics

Summary: Prosthetics have evolved from devices that use simple mechanics to complex, computerized machines that respond to sensors attached to the body.

TOPICS: Processors

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  • Cameron Clapp fishing

    Cameron Clapp also uses a prosthetic arm. For both his arm and his legs, he has a variety of systems for different endeavors such as running and swimming.

  • C-Leg close-up

    Close-up of a portion of the C-Leg, built by Otto Bock HealthCare. Sensors capture data 50 times a second to assess the wearer's gait.

Topic: Processors

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