Thought – controlled prostheses – latest report

For a long time now, projects with the object of creating an artificial limb that could be controlled by the patient’s thoughts have been known.To the well-known technologically advanced prosthesis projects belong: an international project Smart Hand, prosthesis of a British Touch Bionics, an Otto Bock company’s and dr. Todd A. Kuikenen’s from Chicago due to which the patient is able to feel the touch. Worth mentioning is also a Japanese model in which innovative control system was employed. It figures, that the patients after injuries can hopefully look forward to recovery. Read full text »