Concert Pianist Gets World's First Bionic FingersBy FOXNews.com,
Publication Date: December 8, 2009
Article features robotic fingers for people who have lost digits due to accidents or infections. Invented by scientists at Touch Bionics, the same company that makes the i-Limb bionic hand, ProDigits are controlled by myoelectric sensors that register signals from any muscles that remain in the wearer's hand. The device enables its wearer to perform everyday tasks such as picking up and drinking from a glass of water, holding cutlery, and writing. According to the maker, ProDigits are the first bionic product made for partial hand amputees. The cost of the custom-made bionic fingers is quoted at 57,000 to 73,000 dollars.
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