if you build it, they may come — artificially intelligent prosthetics


Proprio: artificially intelligent prosthesis

Intelligent prosthetic unveiled: PROPRIO foot can think for itself!


“After I saw an amputee drag himself up Mt.Everest with his prosthetic leg, I knew that the world of prosthesis still has a long ways to go. Although, many would argue that it has come a long ways already. The artificial hands and legs are being fitted with microprocessors and they are gifted with Artificial Intelligence. The latest high tech device called PROPRIO foot is the most happening news in the world of prosthesis.

“Over the past few years, many folks throughout the U.S. have adopted the technologically advanced hand or foot! The best part about the PROPRIO foot is that it thinks for itself. It wonderfully adjusts itself to varied terrain. The most advanced censor in the foot helps the food do wonders!” . . . (full article)
Image credit: Medgear

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Newcomb’s commentary: “Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of the imagination.” John Dewey



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