Liberating Technologies, Inc. (LTI) is Coapt‘s research hub in Holliston, MA. Since 2008, our dedicated research team has earned government-funded grants to pursue the development of high-risk/high-reward concepts and cutting-edge technologies. We have received awards from the U.S. Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, Department of Education, Veteran’s Administration and National Institutes on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.
New Technologies to Train Myoelectric Prosthesis Users
Spotlight on the LTI research department. Director of Research Todd Farrell, Ph.D. and Research Engineer Carlos Martinez talk about their program funded by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command that will provide a portable and affordable myoelectric training system to assist an upper limb amputee in occupational therapy. Watch them take the prosthetic component and combine it with an interactive video game, providing a motivational way to do therapy to increase compliance and success.