Robotic Fingers Fitted in National First

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Chris Jones lost three fingers in a fishing accident on the West Coast in 2014. He's the first to be fitted with a partial robot hand, which will allow him to write, use cutlery and ride motorbikes again.

Each digit is made up of a motor and two joints, then two electrodes. Touch Bionics, the Scotland based company which manufactures the robotic hand technology, is exclusively distributed by OPC Health in Australia and New Zealand.

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