HP Innovation Journal Issue 10: Fall 2018 - Page 60

» The new robotic hand builds on prior research to provide tactile touch sensations that connect to the user’s brain, giving them the ability to not only “feel” elements but also to understand pressure changes and interpret information from different materials and objects they interact with. These types of advancements could ultimately lead to superior body parts—bionic prosthetics that can withstand high temperatures, apply considerably more force and demonstrate finer and more controlled movements, all while providing feedback that feels like that of a real limb. Innovation Journal Issue Ten