Imagine a prosthetic arm with the sensory capabilities of a human arm, or a robotic ankle that mimics the healthy ankle’s response to changing activity. Hollywood has long popularized imaginative versions of such ideas. While human engineering may not yet be able to produce superhero-enabling devices, prosthetics are getting “smarter” and more adaptive, approaching a reality in which amputees’ artificial appendages offer near-normal function.

 

Source: How AI and machine learning are changing prosthetics

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