proCover: Sensory Augmentation of Prosthetic Limbs Using Smart Textile Covers

@article{Leong2016proCoverSA,
  title={proCover: Sensory Augmentation of Prosthetic Limbs Using Smart Textile Covers},
  author={Joanne Leong and Patrick Parzer and Florian Perteneder and Teo Babic and Christian Rendl and Anita Vogl and Hubert Egger and Alex Olwal and Michael Haller},
  journal={Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology},
  year={2016}
}
Today's commercially available prosthetic limbs lack tactile sensation and feedback. Recent research in this domain focuses on sensor technologies designed to be directly embedded into future prostheses. We present a novel concept and prototype of a prosthetic-sensing wearable that offers a non-invasive, self-applicable and customizable approach for the sensory augmentation of present-day and future low to mid-range priced lower-limb prosthetics. From consultation with eight lower-limb amputees… 
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