Mind-controlled arm prostheses that ‘feel’ are now a part of everyday life – EurekAlert

Patients can feel when touching an object with their new neuromusculoskeletal prosthesis, which is essential for imitating a biological hand.
CREDIT: Johan Bodell/Chalmers University of Technology

 

For the first time, people with arm amputations can experience sensations of touch in a mind-controlled arm prosthesis that they use in everyday life. A study in the New England Journal of Medicine reports on three Swedish patients who have lived, for several years, with this new technology – one of the world’s most integrated interfaces between human and machine.

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