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Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Restores Amputee Dexterity

Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Restores Amputee Dexterity

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 29, 2014) A Swedish amputee who became the first person to ever receive a brain controlled prosthetic arm is able to manipulate and handle delicate objects with an unprecedented level of dexterity. The device is connected directly to his bone, nerves and muscles, giving him the ability to control it with his thoughts. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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'Robotic Eyes' Helps Japan's Bipedal Bot Run Faster

'Robotic Eyes' Helps Japan's Bipedal Bot Run Faster

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 16, 2014) Japanese researcher uses an eye-sensor camera to enable a bipedal robot to balance itself, while running on a treadmill. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Soccer Fans Upset by Biometric 'intrusion'

Soccer Fans Upset by Biometric 'intrusion'

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 13, 2014) A new biometric palm scanning device introduced at a Hungarian soccer stadium can identify a person in just one second. The device, which was introduced to control ticket sales but has the potential to help curb violence in other European stadiums, has outraged fans who are boycotting some games. Sharon Reich reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Robots Takes Center Stage at CEATEC Tech Show

Robots Takes Center Stage at CEATEC Tech Show

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 7, 2014) From playing table tennis to dancing dinosaurs, the latest in robotic technology debuts at Japan’s biggest tech expo. Roselle Chen reports. Video provided by Reuters
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