Get the most out of Ro­bot­ics Business Review!



This is an article excerpt. Please register to view the entire article.
Learn more about membership benefits and start your membership today!

Like New Again: Amazing Robotic Arm Restores Amputee
cyborg_handshake
Cyborg Handshake
First-ever, thought-controlled prosthesis attached to patient’s bone
By RBR Staff


This February, 2013, Catalan delivered on his promise.

For the first time an operation has been conducted, at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, where electrodes have been permanently implanted in nerves and muscles of an amputee to directly control an arm prosthesis. The result allows natural control of an advanced robotic prosthesis, similarly to the motions of a natural limb.

This is a preview article. Please register to view the entire article.

Get started
Create your membership.
Already a member?





Comments
No comments yet. Be the first to post a comment.

Name:

Email:


View comment guidelines

Remember me

Notify me of follow-up comments?




Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


Tomorrow’s Supply Chains Today

What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!

Hurco Files Patent for Adapter that Turns CNC Machines into 3D Printers
More in 3D Printing



Six Values Re-writing Laws of Healthcare Robotics

RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems

U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons

Game Changer Awards: Early Bird Deadline Approaching

Savioke SaviOne Robot Butler Debuts at California Hotel