Gallery: Touch Bionics ProDigits

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The ProDigits are prosthetic fingers that provide options for people with partial hand amputations to have fully functional digits.Courtesy Touch Bionics
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Miniaturization allows the electronics and batteries to be stored in the socket of the finger, as opposed to the palm where most full hand prosthetics house them.Courtesy Touch Bionics
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The finger is controlled by muscle impulses read by electrodes in the socket.Courtesy Touch Bionics
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9,200 Americans every year lose one or more fingers.Courtesy Touch Bionics
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Adaptive programming allows patients to graduate over time from making a fist to typing with the digits.Courtesy Touch Bionics