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Man vs. Machine: Ping Pong Champ Wins One For Humanity

Man vs. Machine: Ping Pong Champ Wins One For Humanity | Bionics | Scoop.it
In heartening news for mankind, a ping pong champion has triumphed over an agile robot. But how long will it be before machines surpass us in everything?
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Eyeborg Documentary - YouTube

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Eyeborg Documentary
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The creators of a popular video game released a documentary exploring the research they conducted to insure a realistic depiction of augmentation and bionic-prosthetics in the near future. 

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Boy gets prosthetic hand made by 3-D printer

Two years ago, Paul McCarthy began searching for an inexpensive yet functional prosthetic hand for his son Leon, who was born without fingers on one of his h...
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The collaboration of medicine with engineering allowed an in-expensive method of providing basic yet functional prosthetics through the use of 3D printing. The significance of this is that 3D printing may replace many methods of construction and distribution of physical items

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Ad of the Day: Intel Tells the Amazing Story of 3-D Printing ... - Adweek

Ad of the Day: Intel Tells the Amazing Story of 3-D Printing ... - Adweek | Bionics | Scoop.it
This is especially true of the third ad in the series, which follows Mick Ebeling, the CEO of Intel-backed Not Impossible Labs, to South Sudan, where he creates the world's first 3-D prosthetic printing and training facility to help ...
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Boston Dynamics: Dedicated to the Science and Art of How Things Move.

Boston Dynamics: Dedicated to the Science and Art of How Things Move. | Bionics | Scoop.it
Boston Dynamics is the leading provider of human simulation software, tools, and solutions. Organizations worldwide use its products and services for simulation-based training, mission-planning, analysis, and virtual prototyping applications.
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'Terminator' arm is world's most advanced prosthetic limb - YouTube

eMore info about this amazing prosthetic can be found here http://bebionic.com A father who lost his arm in an accident six years ago has been given a new lea...

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The advancement in prosthetics has allowed for "Bio-mechanical engineering" and replication of human limbs. While only being able to replicate simple muscular movements such as grips and individual digit control, it allows an insight into what is to come

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Hiwaru's curator insight, March 27, 2015 6:37 AM

This is an amazing video that shows how far we are progressing in modern medicine and treatments for those who have lost their limbs.

The prosthetic arm is controls by two muscles which allow the arm to perform various functions. The user is able to type, crack eggs and wave as the arm has 8 preset functions.

 

'Terminator' arm is world's most advanced prosthetic limb, (2014). Video recording, BeBionic, Yorkshire.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qUPnnROxvY#t=61 

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Revolutionizing Prosthetics at APL

DARPA's Revolutionizing Prosthetics program, led by the Applied Physics Lab, is developing a mechanical arm that is a quantum leap beyond those now used by a...
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