Tilly Lockey lost both her hands at age 15 months. But when you watch her videos, you don’t feel any sense of loss. What you see is a bright, happy teenager with unlimited potential.
Much of that is a credit to her and her family. But as she says in this video, having cool bionic arms helps.
The Bionic Revolution is here. It is already improving the lives of those who have lost physical or neurological abilities to accident, disease, or genetic disorders.
Our main goal is to help patients in these categories to understand their bionic options free of commercial influence. An informed patient is an empowered patient.
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Mind-controlled bionic limbs should ultimately respond to the user’s thoughts exactly the way that natural limbs do. Everyone agrees that this is desirable. But the ideal combination of technologies required to achieve this, especially on a mass scale, remains uncertain.
If you want to avoid surgery, combining myoelectric skin sensors with pattern recognition is likely the future for bionic arm and hand control systems. Not only is it more intuitive than a direct control system — it’s also more adaptable…
Myoelectric control systems form the interface between most bionic arms / hands and their human users. Finding the right control system is one of the most important factors in user satisfaction.
We are entering a period of bionic arm & hand development that is both exciting and potentially confusing. This article is meant to clarify the most recent options for pattern recognition systems.
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User Feedback on Bionic Devices
Check out our early impressions from the results of our User Satisfaction Surveys on bionic limbs. Results for individual devices to follow.
Real Bionic Stories
Beautiful prosthetic leg covers are having such a positive emotional and social impact on lower-limb amputees that they should be free to everyone. NHS Wales just did that.
David Gray is a passionate prosthetist who also happens to be such a great communicator that we thought we’d introduce you to his YouTube channel.
The innovators featured in this post are all accomplished scientists, engineers, and/or inventors. They have all made significant contributions to the advancement of bionic limbs. But what makes them truly special is their passion to improve the lives of those…
An amazing conversation with amputee camp counselor, Richard Slusher. We learned more about limb difference from talking with Richard than we have in nearly a year of hard studying.
BionicsForEveryone.com has just completed its first year with explosive growth. We look forward to continuing to help others in the years ahead.
We are pleased to announce that Samantha Morris has joined BionicsForEveryone.com as our volunteer CEO.