First mind-controlled bionic leg a ‘groundbreaking’ advance

Fonte original: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/first-mind-controlled-bionic-leg-groundbreaking-advance-8C11257732 ___________________ Barbara Mantel NBC News Video: Zac Vawter lost his leg in a motorbike accident. He is now part of a ground breaking research study testing a thought controlled bionic leg.   After losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle accident four-and-a-half years ago, 32-year-old Zac Vawter has been fitted with … Continue lendo

Prosthetic instruments create music through body movements

Fonte original: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-08/08/digital-instruments-gestes _______________________________________ by Olivia Solon A team of researchers from the Input Devices and Music Interaction Lab (IDMIL) at McGill University has developed “prosthetic digital instruments” which look like spines and ribcages and can be worn on the body to create music. The instruments have been developed over three years by designers — … Continue lendo