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DARPA funds implantable devices to restore sense of touch, improve control of prosthetic hands

People who have lost a hand not only suffer from the increased difficulty of performing routine tasks, they also lose the sensation required to manipulate objects gracefully....

The first person with two mind-controlled prosthetic arms (VIDEO)

A Colorado man, Leslie Baugh, who lost both arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, has become the first shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control a...

Segway inventor’s Star Wars-inspired robotic arm earns FDA approval, gives new hope to amputees

LUKE, the highly advanced robotic arm for amputees named after Star Wars character Luke Skywalker, has been approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Also...

Cybathlon 2016: the championship for parathletes with technology aids

As we all know, 2014 is going to be the year when, for the very first time, a paralyzed person wearing a mind-controlled exoskeleton will perform the...

Hand prosthesis with sense of touch shows lots of promise (video)

As Neurogadget reported last week, 'feeling' hand prosthetic technology has taken a great leap forward in the past year. However, as successeful as Dr. Silvestro Micera's technology is, it...

Bionic hand gives patient a real sense of touch (video)

Last February, Neurogadget reported that researchers at the University de Lausanne had begun clinical trials on a new generation of hand prosthetics. These prosthetics, unlike their predecessors,...
Max-Ortiz-Catalan brain-controlled prosthetic arm

Truly brain-controlled prosthetic arm uses electrodes attached to nerves and muscles

A new technology developed by Swedish researchers could help amputees to control an artificial limb in a very similar way as their own biological hand or arm....

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