MacRobert Award 2016 Finalist: Blatchford

16 May 2016

Basingstoke-based Blatchford has developed the first ever prosthetic limb with integrated robotic control of the knee and foot; a system in which the parts work together like a human leg.

Where previously lower leg prosthetic wearers have had to plan their days meticulously according to the limitations of terrain they can tackle – a walk in the country may be more trouble than it’s worth – the smart robotics in the Linx Limb system constantly monitors and adapts to movements and automatically adjusts to the environment.

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