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

Modern Cyborg: Amputee Demonstrates Bionics

by Range
Advertisement

It looks like cyborgs are among us, thanks to bionic prosthetics that amputees can now have attached to replace their missing limbs. The BBC is reporting about the cases of two elective amputees, who had lost the ability to use their hands. Instead, chose to replace their non-functioning hands with bionic limbs.

cyborg bionic replacement limb hand robots prosthetic

Patrick, a 24-year old Austrian, had lost the use of his hand. Now, thanks to his bionic hand, he can move his fingers once more. The prosthetics are called bionic since use the signals from the patients’ brain and nerves to enact movement. Through the miracle of modern science, Patrick can tie his own shoelaces and open a bottle. Another patient, called “Milo” lost his hand in a motorcycle accident and will soon be fitted with a bionic hand after a voluntary amputation of his right hand.

cyborg bionic replacement limb hand robots prosthetic

This stuff seems like it’s out of science fiction, but it’s real. It’s amazing what they can do with these bionic limbs. It won’t take long before people will have all sorts of bionic implants, from feet to eyes. Be sure to check out the videos over at the BBC.

[via Make:]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Hori Onyx Wireless PS4 Controller

Hori Onyx Wireless PS4 Controller

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Headphones

Rolling Ball Sculptures

Rolling Ball Sculptures

Advertisement
3E-D18 Robotic Concept Is an Autonomous, Off-road Workhorse

3E-D18 Robotic Concept Is an Autonomous, Off-road Workhorse

2019 Ford Ranger Revealed: Return of the Badass Half-pint Pickup

2019 Ford Ranger Revealed: Return of the Badass Half-pint Pickup

Ford Teases Return of Shelby GT500

Ford Teases Return of Shelby GT500