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Myo-controlled Prosthetic Arm

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The Myo Armband is a wonderful tool that can measure muscle activation signals, allowing you to control robots and drones with hand movements. Johns Hopkins University researcher have developed a new surgical technique that allows an amputee to control a modular prosthetic arm with two Myo armbands.

These Myo units are used to pick up muscle activation signals in the upper arm. The above video provides more information on this new technique. What do you think? Are you impressed?

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