Touch Bionics Announced To Release New Prosthetic Fingers Technology - Prosthetic fingers or arms fulfill the lack of real fingers or arms. Touch Bionics is a worldwide provider of prosthetic fingers or arms. The company's prosthetic devices are known as i-limb digits which are fully customized electronic prosthesis for those people who have lost his/her finger(s) or partial hand. However, the company has announced September 27 that it is going to launch a new prosthetic fingers worldwide…
BIONIC LIMBS The i-limb, a bionic prosthetic hand, is currently the most advanced artificial hand available. Each finger is independently driven by a motor and fully articulate. The thumb is rotatable through 90 degrees, so the hand replicates the function of a human hand.The hand is controlled by electrical impulses created by contracting muscles, which are picked up by electrodes in the wrist and interpreted by a computer in the back of the hand.
VICTORIAN ARTIFICIAL ARM “Made from steel and brass, the elbow joint on this artificial arm can be moved by releasing a spring, the top joint of the wrist rotates and moves up & down, and the fingers can curl up and straighten out. The wearer may have disguised it with a glove. Among the most common causes of amputation throughout the 1800s were injuries received as a result of warfare.”
"Touch Bionics latest prosthetic innovations for people with missing fingers. The company revealed new wrist-band and digit technologies for its i-limb digits solution that will help bring the benefits of the prostheses to a greater population."