Accession Number : AD0163505

Title :   Prosthetic Device with Electronic Proportional Control Grasp.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Salisbury,Lloyd L. , Jr

Report Date : 28 JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The invention relates to a control mechanism for a prosthetic device. The device includes sensor means for providing a signal indicative of the slippage of an object from the grasp of the device and electrical and electronic means responsive to such signal for controlling the grasping action of the prosthetic device.

Descriptors :   (*PROSTHETICS, CONTROL SYSTEMS), (*PATENTS, PROSTHETICS), ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, DETECTORS

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE