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New Prosthetic Hand Can Be Controlled By iPhone

  • Aired: 1/17/2013
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A new prosthetic hand can be controlled by an iPhone. A prosthetic arm has been invented that can be controlled by an Apple iPhone app, coupled with muscle reflex movements. A robotics firm in Livingston called Touch Bionics has created the i-limb, which gives the user 24 different grip patterns.Costs for the i-limb prosthetic vary from 60 thousand to 120 thousand dollars.

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