Prosthetics

05.08.15
Japanese bankers get exosuits to help move stacks of cash
05.08.15

Japanese bankers get exosuits to help move stacks of cash

Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation announced Friday that it will provide Hybrid Assistive...

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04.01.15
'Thinking cap' controls prosthetic arm with thoughts, not surgery
04.01.15

'Thinking cap' controls prosthetic arm with thoughts, not surgery

The ability to control prosthetics with only the power of your mind has been around for a while, b...

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02.25.15
Mind-controlled drones promise a future of hands-free flying
02.25.15

Mind-controlled drones promise a future of hands-free flying

There have been tentative steps into thought-controlled drones in the past, but Tekever and a team...

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12.18.14
Derby the dog got 3D-printed paw prosthethics, now watch him run
12.18.14

Derby the dog got 3D-printed paw prosthethics, now watch him run

Derby was born with deformations in both of his front legs, making movement and any kind of speed...

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09.17.14
Goat-inspired prosthetic leg will give rock climbers better footing
09.17.14

Goat-inspired prosthetic leg will give rock climbers better footing

For all the neural-controlled, bluetooth-enabled and sport-specific prosthetics humanity has desig...

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03.28.14
'Cyberathlon' will see disabled athletes compete in powered exoskeleton races
03.28.14

'Cyberathlon' will see disabled athletes compete in powered exoskeleton races

Massive sporting events like the Olympics are becoming increasingly tech-charged, but the games th...

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11.03.13
Handie prosthetic uses 3D printing and smartphones for much cheaper bionic hands (video)
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11.03.13

Handie prosthetic uses 3D printing and smartphones for much cheaper bionic hands (video)

The main aim of Handie, already a James Dyson award nominee, was to develop an artificial hand tha...

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04.15.13
iPhone app used to control Touch Bionics prosthetic hand
04.15.13

iPhone app used to control Touch Bionics prosthetic hand

In 2008, Jason Koger had both of his hands amputated after accidentally coming into contact with a...

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11.01.12
AMP-Foot 2.0 prosthesis gives the power of real feet, keeps a light step (video)
11.01.12

AMP-Foot 2.0 prosthesis gives the power of real feet, keeps a light step (video)

It was five years ago that prosthetics took a very literal step forward when Arizona State Univers...

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