Blogs

Exergames: Bring Out the Athlete In You!

January 1st, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Research Videos|

Researchers at the University of Porto, Portugal are investigating the untapped potential of video "exergames" as tools for exercise and sports training. With the ever-increasing popularity of video games, strong evidence has suggested that the [...]

MINDWALKER: Using Biosignals to Create a Powerful New Exoskeleton

December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Blogs, Research Videos|

Every year, there are 11,000 people across all of Europe that suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI). In hopes of improving the quality of life for all SCI patients, a team of researchers is working [...]

How to Update Your Software and Firmware

November 13th, 2014|Categories: Blogs, Support|

If you have owned a Trigno system for a few years now and are looking to upgrade to some of our new Trigno Avanti products, may see some compatibility issues between the old and new [...]

Dr. Mohamad Rastgaar and His Quest for New Intelligent Lower-Limb Prosthesis

November 12th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

People who have full functionality of their body don't always realize how fortunate they truly are.  This notion is highlighted by a gloomy statistic; 61.4% of people without disabilities report their health to be "excellent,” [...]

Cutting edge research at NMRL – Inching towards developing true bionic legs that can improve the quality of life of patients with lower limb amputations

November 12th, 2014|Categories: Research Videos|

The Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory (NREL) lead by Dr. Helen Huang investigates the control mechanism of neuromuscular system in normal and neurologically disordered persons. Dr. Huang and her team has successfully developed an advanced neural-machine [...]

How to use EMGscripts for Fatigue Analysis

November 4th, 2014|Categories: Blogs, Support|

Electromyogram (EMG) signals have proven to be quite effective as tools for researching muscular fatigue.  These EMG signals are capable of providing electrical data for an individual muscle, which allows for the use of a [...]