CURE Prosthetics is an EMG controlled prosthetic arm.
CURE Prosthetics is a prosthetic arm that is EMG (Electromyography) sensor controlled. The arm is built through 3D printing by CURE, a startup in Tunisia looking to developed personalized bionic hands for an affordable price. This is combined with virtual reality for physical rehabilitation.
Estimated at 2500-3000 USD Interview with representative July 2019
Goal 3: Good health and well-being
Amputees and healthcenters
The prothesis is 3D printed and sensors are added. The arm can be customized to the user. It is manufactured in Tunisia where CURE is based.
Patent pendingInterview with representative July 2019
The prosthesis can be purchased from CURE, which is looking to develop a business to business model with national and international distributors, government agencies, and hospitals.
Three, having just completed testing phase in July 2019 Interview with representative
Skilled/unskilled required ability or training necessary to construct and fit a product for a patient
% of users reporting being satisfied with the product as determined by independent patient studies
% of patients reporting daily use of the product as determined by independent patient studies
% of patients reporting comfortable use of product in independent patient studies
The prosthesis is designed to be affordable and to be manufactured in Tunisia. It is designed for below the elbow/transradial amputees. The arm uses myoelectric sensors and is made of a corn-based plastic.
CURE provides one month of AR and VR based training for users.
Replacement components include components such as fingers if needed. For users, replacement components are two batteries.Interview with representative
At least three years, currently working to expand to five years Interview with representative
Completed internal testing July 2019 Interview with representative
Internal testing conducted by CURE Interview with representative
Temperature and water considerations: Cannot be wet, cannot be near fire. No skin allergy concerns Interview with representative
CURE provides AR and VR based training for users.
Internally tested for weight, comfort, and adjustability.Interview with representative
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