The DEKA Arm

Affectionately dubbed “Luke” (after Luke Skywalker), the robotic arm is a DARPA funded project intended to restore functionality for individuals with upper extremity amputations.

DEKA is working with prosthetists from Next Step Orthotics and Prosthetics and biodesigns, inc. on this project.


This project is sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Army Research Office.  This information does not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the government; no official endorsement should be inferred.

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