ultra real hand prosthesis ultra real hand prosthesis
nov 29, 2009

ultra real hand prosthesis

the german company handprothese specializes in prosthetics with ultra realistic fluid motion. their robotic hand prosthesis attaches to the users body, linking their hand with their arm muscles. when the user contracts their muscles to move their hand a sensor picks up a signal to make the hand move accordingly. the hand’s movement is made ultra realistic thanks to miniature flexible fluid actuators to create the organic movements and a cosmetic cover that makes it look like a real hand. in addition to being realistic, this technology makes the device light, compact and inexpensive. the hand also allows adaptive grasping to hold things securely and each finger can move its position.


  • if you have the chance to have a fake hand why make it look real!

    michael says:
  • ditto. besides, it doesn’t look real.

    jp says:
  • What crass comments! Lose one and learn………………

    DES says:
  • michael you’re right: if i’ll lose a hand i want a completly titanium one! like a robot ;-P

    elisa g. says:
  • I don’t think the comments are crass. While some who lose a hand may prefer a realistic aesthetic replacement there are plenty who realize that it is not necessary, or technologically feasible at this point, to try to duplicate nature. I vote robot hand.

    joeyjojojo says:
  • well done, i think this design serves a great need, to be normal, accepted in society and not treated differently, now just make it normal skin temperature and you have a winner. A far cry from the hook… some silly comments here.

    leo from freo says:

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