Listening devices detect vibrations in moving knee

Listening devices detect vibrations in moving knee

MEMS microphones and piezoelectric strips pick up sounds of a bending and extending knee. Prof. Omer Inan is engineering a device to convert knee joint sounds into a signal he hopes medical researchers will be able to use. 

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Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology, Military Technology, Research
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acoustic, audio engineering, BioMEMS, knee, knee injury, mems, piezoelectric MEMS
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: May 31, 2016 - 10:00am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:55pm