Arnoud van den Heuvel
July 3rd 2007


wired.com | video | Related posts: Robotic hand | Bionic arm

Invented by Dan Didrick of Naples, Florida, the device has NO batteries, electronics, servos or actuators. Instead, each digit incorporates a simple mechanism which, when pushed by the surviving part of the wearer's finger, curls a set of artificial phalanges. The finger, however, is only the beginning. Didrick is already working on an entire hand articulated in similar fashion using the wrist, and has been approached to craft toes using the same principle.

Watching inventions like the Robotic hand or Bionic arm (related posts), there is just way too much technology involved in comparison to this product. So enlightening: less technology is certainly more in this case!
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Posted 19/05/2013 – 22:26

that is good work.......i m impressed
can u give the design of x-finger..i mean all the attachmennts separately....

Posted 07/01/2013 – 17:17

Where can i buy ??

Timothy Briesacher
Posted 03/11/2012 – 02:42

My grandson lost three of his fingers in a mowing accident. How do we know if this will work for him.

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