i-Limb Bionic Arm Video Embraces The Future

&domainThe i-Limb bionic arm has improved greatly since it was introduced last year (see i-Limb System Robot Arm Stronger Than Yours). Take a look at Evan Reynolds in the i-Limb video below.

Update: I'm not sure why the video sometimes fails to load; perhaps they've decided to only run it from the source. Try going to the Telegraph site to see it if it doesn't appear here. End update.


(i-Limb bionic arm)

"I put it on and within two minutes I could use it as well as I use it today... The electrodes are in the forearm... connecting to the muscles."

Evan has even learned to write with his left hand (he's naturally right-handed).

Science fiction movie buffs may recall the bionic right arm of Steve Austin, the 1974 television series Six Million Dollar Man (based on the earlier 1972 book Cyborg),


(Steve Austin's bionic arm from Six Million Dollar Man)

More recently, sf cinema fans may recall this example from the 2004 film I, Robot.


(Will Smith's bionic arm from i-Robot)

Read more about the i-Limb System Robot Arm (It's Stronger Than Yours); video via the Telegraph.

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