Posts Tagged: prosthesis


Artificial skin and medical bionics are restoring the sense of touch

It appears that we’re on the way towards the creation of an artificial skin product for bionic prostheses that would be able to restore the sense …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

The future of bionic arm tech is mind-controlled, cheap to produce

The first decade of the 21st century saw some major advances in bionic arm technologies. The first half of that decade saw a team of researchers working …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Sony pursues diversified patent portfolio, from video games to pillows for napping

Despite the criticisms of Sony’s R&D activities, the company certainly isn’t lacking for patent rights. During 2014, the company ranked 4th-overall in the world in …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Hugh Herr, Inventor of the First Bionic Foot and Calf System

“Basic levels of physiological function should be a part of our human rights. Every person should have the right to live life without disability if they so …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 1

The Evolution of Prosthetic Devices: A Patent History

The oldest known prosthetic device existing in our world is also one of the smallest. Scientists have dated a wooden prosthetic toe found in mummified remains in …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 1

U.S. Patent No. 8,000,000 Ceremony – Sept. 8, 2011

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host a ceremonial signing Thursday for patent no. 8 million at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Acting U.S. …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

Visual Prosthesis Innovation Receives U.S. Patent No. 8,000,000

Earlier today the Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today issued U.S. Patent No. 8,000,000. The 8 million patent was issued to Second …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 10