DEKA


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DEKADean Kamen (of DEKA Research and Development Corporation, Manchester, NH, USA)
DEKADeutsche Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh (German investment fund)
DEKADigital Educational Knowledge Assets (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
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The most widely tested advanced, multifunction prosthesis to date is the DEKA Arm, developed through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Revolutionizing Prosthetics program.
The DEKA system, also dubbed as the "Luke" for (http://au.
The DEKA Arm System has been affectionately dubbed "The Luke," after Star Wars' Luke Skywalker who received a robotic replacement for the hand he lost in a fight with Darth Vader in the 1980 film 'The Empire Strikes Back.
Project Ripple aims to raise funds to purchase and place DEKA Slingshot water purification systems in communities where safe drinking water is scarce or non-existent.
While DARPA is spearheading the research for the program, DEKA will manufacture prototypes, and the VA will work with both agencies to provide patients, medical experts and conduct clinical studies.
Coca-Cola Announces Long-Term Partnership with DEKA R&D to Help Bring Clean Water to Communities in Need (Photo: Business Wire)
DEKA used feedback from the VA study and from studies of their own subjects to refine the second-generation DEKA Arm (gen 2) prototype and design the third-generation DEKA Arm (gen 3) prototype.
VA Research works each day to develop and conduct research on numerous advances like the DEKA arm that improve the lives of Veterans," said VA Secretary Eric K.
The development of the prototype of the DEKA prosthetic arm system was funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Revolutionizing Prosthetics program in 2006 [11] with a goal of drastically improving the state of the art in upper-limb prosthetics.
31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today the signing of an agreement with DEKA Research & Development Corp.
The development of the DEKA Arm was funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Revolutionizing Prosthetics program in 2006 [1].