Monday, December 7, 2009

A New Prosthetic on the Horizon?

Take a look at the lower left of the photo above. The device pictured is a functioning prototype of a prosthetic hand. The device is a project funded by the EU with 3 million dollars put into the project. The device is actually controlled by the thoughts of the person wearing it.

I don't have a lot of info on it at this time, but if this continues to develop, this could help upgrade the quality of life for a lot of disabled people. Check out this video from the AP:

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