Man Controls Robotic Hand with Mind

For a month, Pierpaolo Petruzziello’s amputated arm was connected to a robotic limb, allowing him to feel sensations and control the arm with his thoughts. Rossella Lorenzi talks to him about the bionic experiment.

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25 thoughts on “Man Controls Robotic Hand with Mind

  1. Incredible how …
    Incredible how research and technology can improve people quality of life! Have a look also at Tyromotion.

  2. If i had this thing …
    If i had this thing i/d lube it up and sell hand jobs, dont have to get my hands dirty. Genius

  3. @pivotDX123 And …
    @pivotDX123 And have your lost hand replaced by another right hand?
    That’s creative xD

  4. in future we can …
    in future we can have half man, half robot like in the movies and you know what i meant, yeah i meant it.

  5. The guy came to the …
    The guy came to the place after they had started building the hand, i doubt they’d spend another few hundred thousand and who knows how many hours to make a left one for him.

  6. @hitman199528 I …
    @hitman199528 I dont know, mayb he WAS a right hander and they choose to give another just in case xD

    But then again, i think this is fake. The sensors were hooked up to his RIGHT HAND, thats how he could move the robotic fingers. They just hoped that no one will notice.

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