The Latest Prostheses Take Orders Directly From Your Nerves

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Futurism October 10, 2018 at 10:42AM.)

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Disability rights advocate Nicole Kelly was born without her lower right arm, but using a cutting-edge prosthesis she got last year, she can now grind pepper, play cards, and open beers — just by thinking about the action.

Kelly’s is just one tale from a riveting new Wired story about the steady improvements in prostheses that take orders directly from users’ nerves. The big step forward: software that can make sense of the complex signals from a specific patient’s nervous system. We’ve written about similar systems before, but this report is a striking example of how the tech is already changing users’ lives.

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This article and images were originally posted on [Futurism] October 10, 2018 at 10:42AM. Credit to the original author and Futurism | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.





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