Prosthetics

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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09.29.12
Touch Bionics releases new prosthetic fingers, flips the old ones the bird
09.29.12

Touch Bionics releases new prosthetic fingers, flips the old ones the bird

The only upgrades available for our puny human hands are gaming controller calluses, but if you're...

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09.07.12
New beBionic hand almost doubles its grip-strength, steered by user's electrical 'skin signals'
09.07.12

New beBionic hand almost doubles its grip-strength, steered by user's electrical 'skin signals'

RSL Steeper's beBionic3 still packs the same wireless chip, customizable silicone overlays and spe...

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08.08.12
3D printed 'Magic Arms' give a little girl use of her limbs
08.08.12

3D printed 'Magic Arms' give a little girl use of her limbs

Don't get us wrong, we adore 3D printers and the whole additive manufacturing movement. But, if al...

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10.26.11
British man's prosthetic arm doubles as Nokia C7 dock
10.26.11

British man's prosthetic arm doubles as Nokia C7 dock

Smartphones have changed our lives, sure, but for those with only one arm, the touchscreen-centri...

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