nym | 08:02 AM
This bionic arm can do things like picking up fragile items such as a glass, just by the wearer just thinking about it. The arm is connected directly to the wearer, Jesse Sullivan's brain, so he's able to use it like any other appendage. The device weighs 12 pounds, and at this rate, I don't think it will be long to see a 'million dollar man' make headlines.
Electrodes intercept the limb's residual nerve firings and feed them to a computer embedded in the forearm, which then commands six motors to move the device's shoulder, elbow and hand in unison. Thanks to hand sensors, the wearer can even gauge pressure and fine-tune his grip.
[ Link via Davy Kreiger. Thanks David! ]
If this comes true.....it shall be a great wonder of the world...??
Fantastically Amazing ....!!!Posted by: Prakul at October 3, 2007 02:27 AM
This is reality now and it's in use at the moment by only a couple of people. It's a great device and a great step forwards.Posted by: Danno at November 27, 2007 03:21 AM
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