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New Bionic Hand Capable Of Feeling
2013-02-18 13:35:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those who have lost a limb such as a hand have long had the option of using a prosthetic to restore some lost functionality. Though these prosthetics can be beneficial to these patients, studies have shown that as many as 50 percent of prosthetic wearers rarely use them due to appearance and poor controllability. For all the good these prosthetics are capable of, nothing can replace the fact that these patients have lost a part...

2009-09-15 11:09:00

LIVINGSTON, Scotland, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Touch Bionics, developer of the world's first multi-articulating bionic hand, is proud to announce that its i-LIMB Hand has won silver in the 2009 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards and also won top honors in the Medical-Devices category. Competition was extremely intense with over 500 entries received from innovative companies from all around the world. The Wall Street Journal Innovation Awards focus on the overall innovation of...


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