Explore APL’s Critical Contributions to Critical Challenges

  • EMAPS technology allows operators to map areas and confined spaces that GPS cannot "see."

    Enhanced Mapping and Positioning System (EMAPS)

    We continue to strengthen EMAPS, a portable mapping system carried in a backpack, for the Department of Defense’s Chemical and Biological Defense Program.
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  • Johnny Matheny uses APL's Modular Prosthetic Limb (MPL) to take a drink

    Revolutionizing Prosthetics

    Revolutionizing Prosthetics is an ambitious multiyear program—funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)—to create a neurally controlled artificial limb that will restore near-natural motor and sensory capability to upper-extremity amputee patients.
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