A Haptic Feedback System for Lower-Limb Prostheses

@article{Fan2008AHF,
  title={A Haptic Feedback System for Lower-Limb Prostheses},
  author={R. E. Fan and M. O. Culjat and Chih-Hung King and M. Franco and Richard J. Boryk and J. Bisley and Erik Dutson and W. S. Grundfest},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering},
  year={2008},
  volume={16},
  pages={270-277}
}
A haptic feedback system has been developed to provide sensory information to patients with lower-limb prostheses or peripheral neuropathy. Piezoresistive force sensors were mounted against four critical contact points of the foot to collect and relay force information to a system controller, which in turn drives four corresponding pneumatically controlled balloon actuators. The silicone-based balloon actuators were mounted on a cuff worn on the middle thigh, with skin contacts on the posterior… CONTINUE READING
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