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Robotic prosthetic "Luke Skywalker's hand" go on sale - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 12 May 2014 14:00

American Control Service for Food and Drug Administration approved the production of the unique new generation of prosthesis. Artificial arm helps to develop fine motor skills and undisturbed use keys, a comb and a fork. According to an English site RT, system DEKA Arm System received its name “The LUKe” in honor of one of the protagonists of the legendary series "star Wars" LUKe Skywalker, who in 1980 film "The Empire Strikes Back " lost an arm in combat Darth Vader and got a robotic prosthesis.One of the developers of " LUKe" - Dean Kamen, DEKA CEO and creator of some revolutionary gadgets, including - elektroskuter Segway. Pentagon officials have said that the investment in the project will amount to DEKA more than $ 40 million and approximately $ 100 million will be invested in the overall development of the industry. Clinical trials of "LUKe " showed that the newest sample robotic limbs literally made a revolution in the field. Conventional dentures are usually not allowed carriers to precisely control the movements of the hand and fingers to use small objects.During the tests, that was attended by 36 people- could easily open the door with the key, grab berries fingers combing his hair, take an egg without breaking it and even use toothpicks. In addition to small movements. Muscle contraction are transmitted to the electrodes and then electric signals by the micro - processor 10 are transformed into movements of the various robot fingers and hand.According to the creators, "LUKe " is suitable only for those who had lost an arm from the shoulder and forearm , and can not be attached to the elbow or wrist joints, VIDEO:


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