30 Jun '17, 6pm

VA News Release: VA Secretary Shulkin unveils world's most advanced commercial prosthesis

A collaboration between VA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and industry, the LUKE Arm is the product of nearly eight years of testing and research, and holds the potential to significantly benefit Veterans and others with upper-extremity amputations. Unlike less-advanced prosthetics, the entire LUKE arm can move as one unit, reducing the labor-intensive process of controlling one joint at a time. The LUKE arm also features the first commercially available powered shoulder, with up to 10 powered degrees of freedom.

Full article: https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2926

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