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MIT AI Smart glove

This AI-Powered Smart Glove Can Identify Objects by Touch

Scientists at MIT have developed a smart glove that can recognize objects by touching alone.In the dark, humans have the ability to identify an...
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...
Attilan VR

Attilan’s New Age of Rehabilitation Provides Virtual Prosthetic Arm Training

Upper body amputees that receive powered prosthetic arms and hands require a lot of practice to get used to their new prostheses. These devices...
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....
Ultra-sensitive e-skin

Ultra-Sensitive Electronic Skin Can Feel Touch and Temperature Changes

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has obtained a patent for a smart skin, created by a UTA researcher, that will give robots...
Smart prosthetic ankle

Smart Prosthetic Ankle Adjusts to Uneven Ground, Stairs

While prosthetic limbs are getting better and more personalized, they are still a far cry from the real thing. The Vanderbilt University lab of...