Sensor-operated 3D-printed prosthetic arm designed for toddlers

Written by Daniel Barrett

A team of researchers from the University of Lincoln (UK) has reported success in the development of a prototype for the first sensor-operated 3D-printed prosthetic arm designed for toddlers aged 2 years and under. Researchers from the University of Lincoln (UK) have successfully developed a prototype for the first sensor-operated 3D-printed prosthetic arm designed for toddlers aged 2 years and under. The prosthetic is operated using special sensors that detect electrical signals naturally conducted by muscles. Additionally, the prosthetic is lightweight and utilizes soft grip fingers. These properties allow a toddler to pick up and grip objects in a similar...

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