March 11, 2011      

Touch Bionics Inc. outfitted the first patient with its evolutionary i-LIMB Pulse, a remarkably advanced, lifelike, and ergonomic bionic upper-limb prosthetic device, in June 2010. The new i-LIMB Pulse is a vastly improved and more ergonomic version of the company's flagship i-LIMB Hand, which debuted in 2007.

Both the i-LIMB Hand and the latest i-LIMB Pulse are nonsurgical devices that fit over what remains of the person's arm. Both devices contain onboard microprocessors that allow amputees t...

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