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Touch Bionics i-limb prosthesis is controlled by an iPhone app

Touch Bionics have unveiled the i-limb ultra revolution, a high-tech prosthesis that can be controlled through an iPhone app.

By April 12, 2013


Practice for your bionic hand with Virtu-limb

Touch Bionics introduces a prosthesis simulator as well as upgrades to its i-Limb bionic hand.

By September 21, 2011


Teen suddenly much cooler with new bionic hand

14-year-old Matthew James was born without a left hand, but a Formula One team helped him go bionic with an i-Limb Pulse.

By August 15, 2011


British boy gets bionic hand courtesy of Mercedes F1

Matthew James, born without a hand, wrote to the Mercedes F1 team asking if they'd mind giving him £35,000 to pay for an i-Limb Pulse. They didn't.

By August 15, 2011


Handroid is a low-cost, flexible robot hand

Japanese start-up ITK wants to market its basic robot hand for about $6,500, including a glove controller.

By August 25, 2011


Bionic hand can bear 200-pound loads

Touch Bionics upgrades its bionic hand with the i-Limb Pulse, allowing users to increase their grip strength on grasped objects.

By May 5, 2010


BeBionic hand easy on eggs, tough on Coke cans

The prosthetic hand plays Jenga and the keyboard, and comes with Power Grip skills. But can it wield a light saber as in "The Empire Strikes Back"?

By February 27, 2010


Bionic fingers give amputees upper hand

Touch Bionics unveils ProDigits, which take the prosthetic hand a step further by allowing patients with partial hands to add fingers on a case-by-case basis.

By December 8, 2009


Medical tools top WSJ's tech innovation awards

A pathogen sensor and an artificial hand take this year's gold and silver awards, besting a solar-powered base station for cell phones and paper-thin flexible speakers.

By September 14, 2009


Two steps closer to a $6 million man

Breakthroughs in prosthetics make a leg that could get soldiers back in the field and a hand that can do just about anything.

By July 18, 2007