Star Wars-Inspired Prosthetic arm 'Luke' Approved by FDA, Gives New Hope to Amputees
Publication/Creation DateMay 11 2014
DescriptionThis video highlights new advanced prosthetic arms that have been FDA approved in the United States. This technology was inspired by the bionic limbs used in the Star Wars franchise, more specifically, the arm that Luke Skywalker receives at the end of The Empire Strikes Back. This advancement in prosthetic limbs allows the wearer to control movement and strength with their mind.
Date archivedApril 15 2015
Last editedFebruary 10 2018