Artificial Eye Sees in 3D

August 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Structure of EC eye
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology report its development of an electrochemical bionic eye that images [MORE]

Prototype for 3-D Printed Bionic Eye

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype for bionic eye
Following past success with bionic skin and a bionic ear, engineers at the University of Minnesota have [MORE]

Reading with a Bionic Eye

February 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Steve Austin Bionic Man
Retinitis pigmentosa had taken the sight in both eyes of a 49 year old woman from Wales, [MORE]

Orthopedic Developments

August 4, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Orthopedic Hand Prosthesis with Feeling
Several of these seven orthopedic breakthroughs have been in Tagline earlier, but here is a recapitulation: [MORE]

Orthotic Exoskeleton for Ankle Rehabilitation

May 20, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Pneumatic Exoskeleton
Relying on four artificial muscles and several sensors, this soft orthotic exoskeleton from the Wyss Institute at [MORE]

Robotic Prosthetics

September 10, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bertolt Meyer Bionic Hand
Here’s a question we don’t hear every day:  “Would we be happy if a struggling concert [MORE]

Vision Restoring Brain Implant

September 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bionic eye diagram
Bioengineers at Monash University in Australia have developed a “bionic eye” that bypasses the human optic [MORE]

3-D Printed Bionic Ear that Can Hear

July 23, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D-Printed Bionic Ear
Like the first printing press with moveable type, 3-D printing is a tool for mass innovation.  In [MORE]

Robotic/Bionic Prosthetic

October 9, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

According to this piece, “iWalk (Bedford, MA) has created a system that is the world’s first proven bionic intervention that [MORE]

Graphene Bionics

June 12, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cortical Neurons Grown on Graphene
Biomaterials researchers are constantly looking for substances that can interface with human tissue, such as [MORE]

eLEGS for Paraplegics

November 16, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

eLEGS Demonstration
“eLEGS” stands for exoskeleton Lower Extremity Gait System, which, in effect, is an exoskeleton a paraplegic can wear.  [MORE]

World’s First Bionic Finger

January 5, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prodigits Hand
TouchBionics (Livingston, UK and Hilliard, OH) has developed the world’s first bionic finger, called “ProDigits.”  The company also [MORE]