16 Jul 2016

Them knees do crack!

From This Way Up, 1:30 pm on 16 July 2016
Noisy Knees

Noisy Knees Photo: Supplied

When you bend your knees, do you ever hear cracking and popping? Research engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a knee brace that records the sounds inside your knee joint, and interpreting this sound, using machine learning the team is hoping to develop the technology to assist people rehabilitate from injury. Assistant Professor Omer Inan from Georgia Tech school of electrical and computer engineering explained how the sounds of bending knees can be recorded and analysed.