Video: Bionic Arm / New Scientist

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In this day and age bionic arms are available in the masses. The wonderful progress and open source nature of todays hacking community has opened up the possibilities to make the use of EMG Sensors and attempt to bridge the gap between having a paralysed limb and learning to control a bionic limb. Here is a great example of that – Click for example

I’ve previously posted about the extremely futuristic progress of lower limb bionics but this makes use of existing nerves to control them. This technology featured in the video comes from a different angle, one in which might open up this technology to a patient with a Brachial Plexus Injury.

 

The Independent have further info here – Click Here