Star Wars-Inspired Prosthetic arm 'Luke' Approved by FDA, Gives New Hope to Amputees


Publication Title
24x7 Breaking News
Publication Date
May 11 2014
Creators/Contributors
DEKA Research And Development Corporation (creator)
Media Type
Web Series
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
This 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.
HCI Platform
Embeddable
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Arm, Hand

How to cite this entry
DEKA Research And Development Corporation. (May 11 2014). "Star Wars-Inspired Prosthetic arm 'Luke' Approved by FDA, Gives New Hope to Amputees". 24x7 Breaking News. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/902