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Dexterous, Sentient Prosthetic Hand

Swedish Woman Receives First Dexterous and Sentient Prosthetic Hand

A female Swedish patient became the first recipient of an osseo-neuromuscular implant to control a dexterous hand prosthesis. In a pioneering surgery, led by Prof. Rickard Brånemark and Dr. Paolo […]
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Accenture VR gaming

Accenture Develops Virtual Reality Gaming Tool To Help People with Amputations

Accenture, a leading global professional services company that was presenting at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 USA in San Francisco, has built a VR game on SAP Cloud […]
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Avnet Not Impossible labs

Avnet Collaborates with Not Impossible Labs to Develop Products that Enhance Accessibility and Inclusivity

Avnet, one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions, has collaborated with Not Impossible Labs, an award-winning R&D lab and content studio, to enhance the quality […]
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VR for prostheses

Scientists Use Virtual Reality and Neural Stimulation to Help Amputees Use Their Prostheses

For amputees, who use prostheses, one of the biggest challenges is getting over the feeling that their prosthetic is not part of their body. Yes, the prosthetic is not part […]
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e-dermis

Electronic Skin for Prosthetic Hands Lets Amputees Feel Pain

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have developed an electronic skin (“e-dermis”) that could be implemented to a prosthetic hand to enable the wearer have a feel of touch. Sense of touch […]
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artificial nerve

Scientists Develop Flexible Artificial Tactile Nerve Using Flexible Organic Materials

Scientists at Stanford and Seoul National University have built artificial sensory nerves that can mimic the sensitivity of natural skin. In the study the artificial nerves were able to activate […]
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