Robotic Hand Mimics Human Movement And Looks Real

Robotic Hand Mimics Human Movement And Looks Real
technology

New prosthetic robot arm provides unprecedented control by reading the user's natural muscle movements.

John Pugh, BI
  • 2 december 2012

Remember Luke Skywalker’s fancy robotic arm at the end of Empire Strikes Back? Other than the complex inner-workings, the uber-realistic replacement was barely indecipherable from the real thing and his light saber skills hardly missed a beat. While these advances were believable in the context of a science fiction universe, the technologies seemed far from possible in our world; the bebionic3 hopes to make that a reality, delivering an amazing range of motion and precision back to those who have lost a limb.

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