Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×
Medicine The Military Biotech Hardware

Bionic Arm Might Go Into Clinical Trials 107 107

Posted by Zonk
from the nice-to-shake-your-hand dept.
prostoalex writes "The bionic arm project sponsored by DARPA is nearing completion, and might undergo clinical trials. 'The arm has motor control fine enough for test subjects to pluck chocolate-covered coffee beans one by one, pick up a power drill, unlock a door, and shake a hand. Six preconfigured grip settings make this possible, with names like chuck grip, key grip, and power grip. The different grips are shortcuts for the main operations humans perform daily.'"
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Bionic Arm Might Go Into Clinical Trials

Comments Filter:

"Ninety percent of baseball is half mental." -- Yogi Berra

Working...