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Like Real Skin. Only Better. University of Colorado Boulder researchers have come up with electronic skin. Yep. e-skin. It measures pressure, temperature, humidity, and air flow. So don’t look for a thermometer the next time you have the flu, call your friend with the prosthetic hand. And oh, by the way, it can HEAL ITSELF. […]

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 via GIPHY They’ve got the touch. Engineers at the University of Washington and UCLA have joined forces to figure out how to make flexible sensors so prosthetics can feel things. Like an eggshell breaking, or a glass slipping out of your hand. Brilliant. And they make the bio-skin from the same silicone rubber in your […]

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Faster than a speeding bullet. We told you Open Bionics could leap tall buildings in a single bound. Did you know they could also launch the universe’s first clinical trial to make bionic hands for kids? With help from Britain’s NHS, Open Bionics is using 3D printing to make cutting-edge, affordable prosthetics. And Open Bionics […]

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It’s almost Magic… Open Bionics isn’t playing around. They are collaborating with Walt Disney Company’s creative teams to develop the coolest prosthetics ever. These bionic hands will be the hit of every classroom’s Show and Tell. From Marvel’s Iron Man hand to Frozen’s Elsa to Star Wars’ Lightsabers, Open Bionics calls these kids #BionicHeroes. Agreed. […]

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Touch Bionics https://www.touchbionics.com/ Össur https://www.ossur.com/?select-default-destination=1   Rolling fairways, warm sunshine, pin flags flapping in the breeze…do you want to get out there and hit the links? Well, now there’s a high-tech way to get on the green. Touch Bionics hit a Double Eagle with i-digits™ quantum. It’s a myo-electric prosthetic hand that adjusts its grip […]

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