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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Breakthrough: Robotic limbs moved by the mind



From: 60 Minutes - 12/30/2012

By: Scott Pelley

 

Humans can now move robotic limbs using only their thoughts and, in some cases, even get sensory feedback from their robotic hands.

 

Read the entire article at:


 

View the video (13:03) at:


 

Video links:


 

An arm called "Hector" (video 1:57)


 

Firing a single neuron (video 0:33)


 

Trying this new arm on for size (video 3:40) http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50137981n

 

Imagining the future or restoration (video 1:11) http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50137980n

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