Saturday, December 3, 2022

Alternative Grasping Device

Jeremy Farley

An interesting approach to terminal devices for the upper extremity. An industrial design student developed an adaptive grasping device that is significantly different than traditional devices:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/12/tentacle-like-prosthetic-arm-is-a-cthuloid-nightmare/?pid=874

I guess if it works for squid and octopi it can’t be all bad.

Jeremy Farley, CPO/L
Clinical Prosthetist
Fillauer Companies, Inc
2710 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406
800.251.6398 ext 239

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