The robotic arm has returned to the patient tactile sensations (3 photos)




US Agency DARPA announced the creation of a robotic prosthetic hand that can transmit sensations of touch directly into the brain of its owner. Up to this point there robotics, artificial limbs, can only receive and execute commands from the central nervous system, is not able to transmit information to the brain. As a result, the owner of the prosthesis could not do anything, “feel”, which greatly complicated the many manipulations. Developed new high-tech prosthesis DARPA has allowed 28-year-old patient, who for more than 10 years paralyzed after spinal injury, not only to manage, but also feel for any finger or multiple fingers touching the prosthesis in studies.


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