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8 prostheses that are changing lives

Prosthetic companies often use a combination of technology and user customisation to create an optimal fit for wearers. Prosthetics have gone beyond helping humans – animals can benefit from them, too. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video. 8 prostheses that are changing […]
8 prostheses that are changing lives
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This is how moveable prosthetic covers are made for bionic limbs

Prosthetics company Touch Bionics make the realistic skins. Each prosthetic cover is custom made. The skins can be used for passive and bionic prosthetic limbs. Touch Bionics make realistic prosthetic skins, which can be used for passive and bionic limbs. The skins are called “living skin” and are made from […]
This is how moveable prosthetic covers are made for bionic limbs
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These bionic arms make kids feel like superheroes

This company is changing the way we see prostheses. Open Bionics is a UK-based start-up tech company. Its mission is to create affordable 3D printed prostheses. They are about 30 times cheaper than other prostheses on the market. They operate using sensors attached to the skin to detect muscle movements. […]
These bionic arms make kids feel like superheroes