A man in Sweden has become the first recipient of a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that is directly interfaced with muscle, bone and nerves.
If you haven't kept up with advancements in prosthetics, now's a good time to observe how a new generation of devices can undertake even the most precise tasks.
The fingers on the BeBionic 3 hand configure themselves according to electrical signals in the user's skin. The hand's power grip has been improved to 31.5 pounds.
Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.
Carpenter Richard van As made his own digits after losing his fingers in an accident. Now he's helping kids by 3D-printing prosthetics and running an Indiegogo campaign.
A Kickstarter campaign is raising funds to get an ultracheap 3D-printed robotic hand into production.
The new hand should be able to relay signals from a sensor to the man's brain, allowing him to feel what he touches.
Researchers at Georgia Tech come up with a solution for making tablets more accessible to children with orthopedic disabilities and neurological disorders that impair motor skills.
The BeBionic 3 is the most advanced bionic hand in the world. Nigel Ackland, who lost his right hand in an accident, shows off what it can do.