Touch Bionics, a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies, has announced the introduction of the latest enhancements to the i-limb ultra revolution at the OTWorld 2014 International Congress taking place in Leipzig, Germany. Key developments include:
- Grip chips – Bluetooth-enabled devices for users to assign a grip to an object and assist in performing of activities of daily living
- My grips – Biosim and my i-limb mobile apps have been enhanced to include up to 12 additional custom grips. Patients may easily program custom settings resulting in up to 36 different grip options
- i-limb skin active TS – Patients wearing this covering are able to use touchscreen devices such smartphones or tablets with compatible i-limb prostheses
- Android compatibility – All available i-limb prostheses will be compatible with android devices
“As a long time prosthetic user, grip chips are a significant advance in prosthesis control and grip activation,” said Bertolt Meyer, i-limb ultra revolution wearer. “I am able to easily and precisely switch between desired grips based on what I wish to accomplish.” “Our grip chips, my grips and i-limb skin active TS are innovative new products which provide significant opportunities for i-limb wearers to precisely control and utilize their bionic hands,” said Ian Stevens, CEO of Touch Bionics. Touch Bionics is located at stand A22 in Hall 3.