If you don't like how the "Power Knee" by Ossur sounds...or how much a microprocessor knee unit costs...this may be your answer. These guys are smart, very smart. I'd watch MuscleMorph very carefully.
According to the article "Tomorrow's Tech Stars" in my November 2006 issue of FSB magazine (Fortune Small Business) "There are 1.8 million amputees in the U.S., and their numbers are expected to increase because of a rising incidence of heart disease and diabetes. Several motorized prosthetics hace come on the market in the past year, but they are bulky, noisy, and power-hungry machines that cost between $50,000 and $100,000. Limbs using MuscleMorph's technology will have more lifelike motion, could cost significantly less--and will be completely silent, cliams Kothari. 'No one wants to sound like a cyborg,' he says."