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Oct 6, 2023
I tried a gadget that could totally change how you interact with your PC
I demoed a new device that may bridge the gap between what you see and what you feel while computing.
Sep 27, 2023
Afference raises $1.5M to develop wearable neural interface platform
Afference announced today that it has raised $1.5 million in funding to develop its new neural interface (or “artificial sensation”) platform, called Phantom. Konvoy led the round.
Sep 26, 2023
Why We Invested in Afference
The next age of computing is upon us and is now called "spatial computing". The industry is undergoing a transition towards a novel medium for...
Mar 26, 2023
Advancements in Prosthetics Limb Technology Allow Feeling, Control
Technological advances in prosthetic limbs are returning a sense of touch to amputees. Scott Pelley reports on the breakthrough technology.
May 31, 2022
Restoring a Lost Sense of Touch
As scientists help an industrial worker regain his sense of touch through a prosthetic arm, we learn about the mechanics of human touch.
May 19, 2022
The Audacious Science Pushing the Boundaries of Human Touch
It's the first sensation we feel, our most primal connection to others. Can implants and electrical signaling replicate the experience of touch?
Sep 1, 2021
Sensors, rewiring nerves could help prosthetics feel real
How sensors, rewiring nerves could help prosthetics feel and function like real limbs.
Jan 17, 2017
For Amputees, Reactivating the Sense of Touch
When Keith Vonderhuevel lost his arm in a factory accident, he never thought that he'd be able to feel his hand again. That may very well change.
Nov 16, 2015
A Prosthetic Hand That Can Feel
An innovative prosthetic hand is allowing people to feel again.
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