Posted by: robotnews | October 9, 2005

Bionicle Man – 1998

Some doctors and engineers are also developing prosthetic (bionic) limbs that use robotic mechanisms. Dr. David Gow, of the Prosthetics Research and Development Team at Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, made the first bionic arm called the Edinburgh Modular Arm System (EMAS) in 1998. See also the news article from BBC NEWS ONLINE and the bionic arm web page of the Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital.

Campbell Aird, Scottish hotel owner, fitted with the world’s first bionic arm (images from The Irish Times web site).

via Adam’s Robot Page


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