Prosthetic hand

09.22.11
Virtu-LIMB lets prospective patients take upgraded Touch Bionics hand for a spin
09.22.11

Virtu-LIMB lets prospective patients take upgraded Touch Bionics hand for a spin

It looks like Touch Bionics is bringing the classic "try before you buy" racket to the world of b...

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08.24.11
ITK's Handroid: a softer, gentler robotic hand (video)
08.24.11

ITK's Handroid: a softer, gentler robotic hand (video)

Most robotic hands are built with a series of individual motors in each joint, making them heav...

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08.10.10
New prosthesis sends feedback to the brain, might alleviate phantom pain
08.10.10

New prosthesis sends feedback to the brain, might alleviate phantom pain

Even as prosthetic technology advances, the problem of phantom limb sensation persists. Essentially...

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05.06.10
Touch Bionics i-LIMB Pulse, the Bluetooth bionic hand, makes your meaty one obsolete
05.06.10

Touch Bionics i-LIMB Pulse, the Bluetooth bionic hand, makes your meaty one obsolete

Let's say you got in a fight with your dad. You said some things, he said some things, and then he...

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10.24.09
Prosthetic, robotic 'Smart Hand' has feelings, too
10.24.09

Prosthetic, robotic 'Smart Hand' has feelings, too

Researchers in Italy and Sweden have spent the last ten years developing what they call the "Smart...

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08.10.08
Aiko gets a new, Starbucks-ready hand prototype
08.10.08

Aiko gets a new, Starbucks-ready hand prototype

Apparently that sexual harassment suit had a big payoff for Aiko: she's getting a hand. The develop...

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