'Bionic hand' can now sense shape, texture | Bangkok Post: news

News > World

'Bionic hand' can now sense shape, texture

- +

An amputee with a bionic hand has for the first time been able to feel the texture and shape of objects in his grasp, European researchers said. 

This photo released by Lifehand2 shows amputee Dennis Aabo Sorensen wearing a sensory feedback enabled prosthetic in Rome in March 2013

The success of the month-long trial in Italy has energized researchers in the hunt to solve one of the most difficult challenges in prosthetics.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments