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High-Tech Substitution

Modern prosthetics cater to consumers aiming for physical perfection

Implications - In a society where striving toward perfection is commonplace, consumers are always on the lookout for products or services that will make them the best they can be. High-tech prosthetics not only replace missing or damaged limbs, but also provide an overall improvement to function. These physical substitutions reflect the strive for excellence among consumers, combining practical physical attributes with high-tech features.
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Featured Examples

Aquatic Leg Prosthesis
Aquatic Leg Prosthesis
The Murr-Ma Amphibious Prosthetic Makes Beach Activities Easier
The Murr-Ma Amphibious Prosthetic looks like something a superhero would wear. It isn’t just the design, but its function as well. Enhancing beach and swimming activities for the disabled, it... MORE
Feeling-Restoring Prosthetic Hands
Feeling-Restoring Prosthetic Hands
This Bionic Hand Restores the Feeling of Touch to Amputees
This bionic hand may restore a sense of normalcy to a difficult situation. Losing a limb can be one of the toughest experiences a person can have, but a Swiss research team is trying to make... MORE
play_circle_filled Bionic Prosthetic Hands
Bionic Prosthetic Hands
The LifeHand 2 Artificial Arm May Bring Back Feelings That Were Once Lost
Dennis Sorensen received a ‘LifeHand 2’ to give him the chance to feel again. Ten years ago he was setting off fireworks on New Year’s Eve in Denmark when the terrible accident... MORE
Impressive Football Prostheses
Impressive Football Prostheses
The Impetus Soccer Prosthesis Enables Amputees to Play More Sports
A great number of leg amputees would probably not be satisfied with the availability of only wheelchair-based sports in which they can participate. The Adidas Impetus Soccer Prosthesis is a cutting-... MORE
play_circle_filled Wearable Musical Prosthetics
Wearable Musical Prosthetics
'Instrumented Bodies' Performs with Responsive Musical Skeletons
Created for McGill University’s Input Devices and Music Interaction Lab, ‘Instrumented Bodies’ by Joseph Malloch and Ian Hattwick explores the musical potential of prosthetics.... MORE
Palpable 3D Natural Eyes
Palpable 3D Natural Eyes
These 3D Printed Prosthetic Eyes are Made of Glass and Acrylic
These prosthetic 3D natural eyes are printed from glass and acrylic materials with a realistic resemblance. A UK-based company called Fripp Design collaborated with Manchester Metropolitan... MORE

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