Saturday, April 13, 2013

The iOS-App contorlled i-limb ultra prosthetic hand - that can make you feel complete

If this really comes out as described, the i-Limb is going to revolutionize the life of many who have lost their hands, specially soldiers in the battles.

The i-limb ultra prosthetic hand, a brain child of Touch Bionics, is not only controlled by signals for the nerves in the patient's hand, but also through an iOS app that allows the user to control the hand’s grip using their smartphone.

Touch Bionics’ i-limb ultra revolution prosthetic hand features a rotating thumb, five individually powered fingers, a rotatable wrist and aluminium chassis.

Each of the fingers bends at the joints and can be adapted to fit around any shape of object that the owner wants to grasp. It can also be used for everything from typing to tying shoe laces.

It comes in black or neutral, can automatically return to a natural position after a period of inactivity and is powered by a battery.

However, the device is so technical that users have to undergo rigorous training to get the most out of it.

Watch the video below of this most amazing and useful device of the century:

Read more about it at: Mail Online
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