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Robotics: Brain implant designed for prosthesis

From DefenseTech

by MIKE HOFFMAN on MARCH 23, 2013

The pursuit to develop a bionic arm that can connect to the human brain took a step forward with the Tuesday announcement that National Institutes of Health scientists had developed a wireless brain implant that operates a prosthesis.

The implant translates the electronic activity sparked by the brain and turns it into a digital signal that can move the prosthesis. The key, though, is that the implant is wireless and connects directly to the prosthesis without the need of additional wires. . . . Read Complete Report