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Bionic Limbs. IDS 1999 !0/22/2012 Ryan CowanN00843984@unf.edu Blake CowanN00835373@unf.edu. History. Otto Schmitt 1950s 6 Million Dollar Man Jack E. Steele 1958. Manufacturer. Össur : worlds largest Southern California David the farmer 2011. How?. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation

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Bionic Limbs

IDS 1999

!0/22/2012

Ryan CowanN00843984@unf.edu

Blake CowanN00835373@unf.edu


History

  • Otto Schmitt 1950s

  • 6 Million Dollar Man

  • Jack E. Steele 1958


Manufacturer

  • Össur: worlds largest

  • Southern California

  • David the farmer

  • 2011


How?

  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation

  • Control Signals


Technology

  • Advances over time

  • Carbon composites

  • Silicon

  • Textiles

  • Injection molding


Uses

  • Replace or Enhance

  • 2004 fully functioning heart

  • KwabenaBoahen: Retina

  • Penn State


Advantages

  • Daily task

  • Stronger

  • Painless

  • Replaceable

  • Good Story


Sources

  • http://science.howstuffworks.com/bionic-arm.htm

  • http://www.ossur.com/?PageID=12660

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bionics#Specific_uses_of_the_term

  • http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/prosthetics/smart-bionic-limbs-are-reengineering-the-human-9160299


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