Star Wars Bionic Hand is Becoming a Reality

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Jan 30, 2018
  • 14:43 mins

Guests: Gil Weinberg, PhD, Founding Director, Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology; Jason Barnes, Musician, Amputee Prosthetic hands these days may look really natural, but they don’t move naturally. Typically, the wearer can only command it to do a few basic things, such as gripping an object. Jason Barnes, who is 28 years old, lost part of his right arm in an accident five years ago. He’s collaborated with Gil Weinberg and his new prosthetic hand can do some amazing things.

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