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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The prosthetic wrist unit proposed in this paper is fully electric-powered unit that has only two DoF controlled by two servomotors.
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.
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.
Mark of Fitness has unveiled a wrist blood pressure monitor with two memories, which Baker calls the "his-hers." He notes, "To the best of my knowledge this is the first wrist unit with two separate memories and fuzzy logic."
Using the calculated data of 5143 sets in flexion/extension joint direction and 5024 sets in supination/pronation joint direction, the dynamics of the 2-DOF wrist unit with the transfer function of the first-order lag system, using the MATLAB 2015a System Identification Toolbox, were identified.
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
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.
The inaugural line includes three blood pressure monitors -- a wrist unit and two arm cuff units, one of which has a memory feature.