wrist unit

wrist unit

A component of an upper-extremity prosthesis that attaches the terminal device to the forearm section and provides for pronation or supination.
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Students can monitor their calories, sleep patterns and how many steps they've taken by pairing the app to a separate wrist unit, the Polar Loop.
Cranes should have wrist unit as support and stabilization.
The wrist unit can be fitted within the hand volume, thereby allowing users with a very long residual limb forearm to use a powered wrist.
The Omron wrist unit and the Omron arm unit both were used by one investigator because they automatically outputted BP and pulse readings.
There is also 50 degrees of flexion with three locking positions and a built-in quick-disconnect wrist unit for changing or repositioning terminal devices.
The sensor transmits data produced by its 90-degree sonar beam back to the wrist unit.
As an example of how strong this category is, Jim Schwab, assistant general manager for Panasonic, said that his company entered the market last year with a wrist unit utilizing patented Precise Logic technology -- and is currently number two in that market.
He notes, "To the best of my knowledge this is the first wrist unit with two separate memories and fuzzy logic.
The wrist unit communicates with the head-mount unit via Bluetooth and has a tilt-up display and SD slot for storage.
It provides practitioners in the prosthetic trade a ready made "out-of-the-box" wrist unit, which allows for the fabrication of a prosthetic arm in just hours as opposed to days or even weeks
The inaugural line includes three blood pressure monitors -- a wrist unit and two arm cuff units, one of which has a memory feature.
The nine-ounce wrist unit features a four-line x 20 character display and a 27-key alphanumeric keyboard optimally positioned for viewing and keypad input.