DARPA Revolutionizing Drinking from a Water Bottle with Prosthetics

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Volunteers on DARPA’s Revolutionizing Prosthetics program test out early versions of the DEKA Arm System. One volunteer, who is missing both arms, even uses the advanced prosthesis to drink from a plastic water bottle, an especially difficult task for a prosthetic limb considering that water bottles are often slippery, easily deform, and contain moving contents.

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