Next steps of the Open Source Leg

An open source leg on a table with wires and tools
Alejandro Azocar puts the finishing connections together before testing an open-source robotic leg designed by Elliott Rouse. Photo: Robert Coelius, Michigan Engineering

A new paper on the Open Source Leg, an artificially-intelligent bionic prosthetic leg developed by University of Michigan researchers, was recently published in Nature Biomedical Engineering.

The open-source project, launched publicly last year, is meant to ease the research of controls for prostheses by offering an accessible, comparable, and universal platform available to a broad array of scientists and engineers.

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