X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

First Step in Becoming a Cyborg: Bionic Feet!

by Range
Advertisement

The one concept of Cyberpunk that I’ve always enjoyed is bionic limbs. In that near future universe, people could have cybernetic limbs. For years, this concept was relegated to science-fiction. However, there has been progress to make these sort of replacement limbs a reality.

robots prosthetics bionic limb feet

A lot of people lose limbs in warfare, disasters and accidents. The need for these cybernetic or prosthetic parts is real. Designed by engineers are the University of Michigan, these new feet are actually powered and can return some of the impact energy that we generate while walking. This makes it easier for the patient to walk.

robots prosthetics bionic limb feet

The design is said to be 30% more efficient compared to traditional prosthetic feet. Check out this high-speed video of the bionic foot in action:

[R&D Mag via Make:]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Stranger Things Dart Plush Nesting Dolls

Stranger Things Dart Plush Nesting Dolls

Life-sized Iron Man PC Case

Life-sized Iron Man PC Case

Brilliant Movie Sequels

Brilliant Movie Sequels

Advertisement
Is the Ford Ranger Raptor Really Happening?

Is the Ford Ranger Raptor Really Happening?

Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works

Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works

Lamborghini Urus SUV Leaves the Tarmac and Heads Off-road

Lamborghini Urus SUV Leaves the Tarmac and Heads Off-road