FEATURED PROJECT:  BUILDING A 3D PRINTED HAND WITH A MYO GESTURE CONTROL ARMBAND, AN ARDUINO, AND A SMARTPHONE

Matthew Hyatt (high school student); Dan Arnett (mentor); Adam Riddle (client/consultant)

 Learning about upper limb prosthetics 

Learning about upper limb prosthetics 

 Attached sensors make the arm move on the screen -- learning how to use the sensors

Attached sensors make the arm move on the screen -- learning how to use the sensors

 Branden Peterson, Hanger specialist, was flown in from the New York office to help Matt, Dan, and Adam

Branden Peterson, Hanger specialist, was flown in from the New York office to help Matt, Dan, and Adam

 Hanger has not molded an arm with a Myo before

Hanger has not molded an arm with a Myo before

 Leaving Hanger Clinic and creating a plan

Leaving Hanger Clinic and creating a plan

 Research begins

Research begins

 Branden returns to Pittsburgh with Adam's custom-fit sleeve for the Myo

Branden returns to Pittsburgh with Adam's custom-fit sleeve for the Myo

 3D printed hand thanks to Aaron Hartman via his company "Bits to Pieces" 

3D printed hand thanks to Aaron Hartman via his company "Bits to Pieces" 

 3D printed wrist thanks to a BoXZY donation for Team RobotiX (now we have our own 3D printer, CNC mill and laser engraver) 

3D printed wrist thanks to a BoXZY donation for Team RobotiX (now we have our own 3D printer, CNC mill and laser engraver) 

 Finding a way to make it work

Finding a way to make it work

 Writing programs

Writing programs

 Revising the previous work based on trial and error

Revising the previous work based on trial and error