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Ultrasound-powered prosthetic allows amputee to play the piano

Jason Barnes had his right arm amputated just below the elbow following an electrocution accident at ...

Musician Jason Barnes had part of his arm amputated in 2012, but with the help of a team at Georgia Tech led by prosthetics researcher Gil Weinberg he has found new ways to keep honing his music skills. In 2014, the team developed a novel drumming Prosthetic that allowed Barnes to keep pounding away, and they've now come up with an even more advanced prosthetic that is capable of the finer control required for the keys of a piano.

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Category: Medical

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  • Georgia Tech
  • Prosthetic
  • Prosthetics
  • Robotic
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