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Open Bionics Brings New Dexterity to 3D Printed Bionic Hands

3D-printed-open-bionics-prosthetic-hand-with-gripsOpen Bionics has been on the cutting edge of 3D printed bionic limbs for some time, but only just recently released their first open source model, the Ada hand.  Due to the open source nature of this model, the UK firm hopes to see researchers join their developer community to evolve the Ada hand into a prosthetic like none other.  In the mean time, Open Bionics has done its own experimenting, turning their 3D printed limb into one of the most dexterous yet.

Outfitted with new grips capable of some pretty powerful grabbing, the Ada hand was programmed to perform a wide variety of movements for picking up and manipulating objects, making it potentially more powerful than existing bionic hands on the market.

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