First prosthetic hand to let owner feel sensations

Micera et al. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011 8:53

First prosthetic hand to let owner feel sensations
May 2nd, 2013
http://www.scpr.org/programs/loh-down-on-science/2013/05/02/31551/first-prosthetic-hand-to-let-owner-feel-sensations

Scientists in Italy have developed a bionic hand.

The prosthetic hand is able to “feel” thanks to electrodes implanted in the patient’s median and ulnar nerves.

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original paper:

Decoding of grasping information from neural signals recorded using peripheral intrafascicular interfaces.
J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2011 Sep 5;8:53.
Micera S, et al.
BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21892926
http://www.jneuroengrehab.com/content/8/1/53