Bionic hand lets wearer feel what they’re holding

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The latest bionic hand can do a lot more than just let its wearer hold things: it can actually let them feel. By hooking into nerves in an amputee’s arm, the new prosthetic can let a person tell how hard or soft an object is and even distinguish its basic shape. “The sensory feedback was incredible,” Dennis Sørensen, who wore the hand during its first trial, says in a statement.



FiveWordsForTheFuture - Jun 2, 2014 | Bionics, Innovation, Robotics, Technologies
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