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Submission + - New DARPA Program to Develop Prosthetics With Lifelike Sensory Feedback (gizmag.com)

Zothecula writes: Many modern prosthetic limbs are so intricate that they seem like something from the sci-fi cyborg realm. Unfortunately, to the wearer these marvels still feel like lumps of dead metal and plastic. DARPA's recently announced Hand Proprioception and Touch Interfaces (HAPTIX) program aims to change this. Using implantable sensors linked wirelessly to external modules, the goal is to provide lifelike prosthetic limbs with such a high degree of sensory feedback that they bring a sense of being part of the the wearer’s body, not something just strapped on.
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New DARPA Program to Develop Prosthetics With Lifelike Sensory Feedback

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