Myoelectric hand orthosis

Patent Number: 9387112

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

The present invention relates to an orthotic glove intended to be worn by a human hand and be used for assisting or controlling movement of one or more fingers of the hand, the thumb, and/or the wrist in response to an input signal and methods related thereto. The finger is animated by the shape recovery of a shape memory alloy wire. The invention further relates to a microprocessor-controlled, electromechanical hand orthosis to provide functional use of a hand.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Marvin Frank Bryant - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 F 5 00
A 61 F 5 01