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Touch Bionics i-limb is a prosthetic hand that can be controlled with your iPhone

0. phoneArena 11 Apr 2013, 18:54 posted on

Prosthetics have come a long way, and Touch Bionics has been on the forefront of "smart" prosthetics with its i-limb ultra series. The newest addition is the i-limb ultra revolution which Touch Bionics says "is the first upper limb prosthesis that can be controlled via a mobile application", although the mobile app is only available for the iPhone right now...

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posted on 11 Apr 2013, 19:15

1. Lift_Off (Posts: 152; Member since: 04 Apr 2012)


Technology is advancing too fast... good luck to all you students entering the tech field!

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 19:29 2

2. ocilfa (Posts: 334; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


The first thing ever to be innovative about an iPhone!

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 19:34 3

3. tedkord (Posts: 5270; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better...stronger...faster.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 21:06

4. darkkjedii (Posts: 12637; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Man Ted I used to love that show. I youtubed the episode where he fought Bigfoot. Remember that one? And I had the action figure with the lens on the back of his head that was a tiny binocular.

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 21:37

5. akki20892 (Posts: 3653; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


ohh that's a robot

posted on 11 Apr 2013, 22:46 1

6. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Now this is what I call "INNOVATION", but not from Apple....... :P

posted on 12 Apr 2013, 11:49

7. Droiddoes (unregistered)


I would rather saw off my hand with a butter knife than use an inovelty

posted on 12 Apr 2013, 12:33

8. TheRetroReplay (Posts: 245; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


So a person loses one hand, gets a prosthetic hand that can be controlled with a phone that is held in their good hand...

Isn't that counter intuitive?

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