prosthetics

Hannes: The biomimetic hand prosthesis

Hannes: The biomimetic hand prosthesis

Researchers have replicated the key biological properties of the human hand: natural synergistic and adaptable movement, biomimetic levels of force and speed, high anthropomorphism and grasp robustness.

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Researchers have developed a revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind.

'Plug and play' brain prosthesis demoed in paralyzed person

'Plug and play' brain prosthesis demoed in paralyzed person

Researchers have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.

Electronic skin reacts to pain like human skin

Electronic skin reacts to pain like human skin

Researchers have developed electronic artificial skin that reacts to pain just like real skin, opening the way to better prosthetics, smarter robotics and non-invasive alternatives to skin grafts.

Versatile material could build realistic prosthetics

Versatile material could build realistic prosthetics

Researchers have created synthetic materials with morphing abilities that can be 3D printed and self-heal within seconds.

Thoughts could control electronic prostheses

Thoughts could control electronic prostheses

Researchers have been working to advance a technology that could one day help people with paralysis regain use of their limbs, and enable amputees to use their thoughts to control prostheses.

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