Bending a stiff body, a thin electric coil and some electricity to a specific spot and you’re ready to go.
The next thing you know, you’re driving a car and getting ready to drive your car again.
A new system, called a bionic limb, can help you do just that.
The bionic arm is made up of an artificial limb and a battery that is implanted inside.
The battery provides a constant flow of electricity that allows the artificial limb to function.
A battery is so thin that it can be implanted inside a person’s body to provide enough power for about 30 minutes of driving, said Mark Rood, director of the University of Washington’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Rood has been developing bionic limbs for a few years and is working on a version that is more portable and easy to put on a person, such as a child.
The arm can also be implanted to improve a person to walk or to help with balance.
The limb can also detect motion, allowing the user to move their arm or hand without worrying about it being caught in an obstacle, Rood said.
The new bionic device has been approved by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the agency that regulates the motor vehicle industry.
Bionic limbs can provide a safe way for people to feel safer, improve their overall physical condition and to keep themselves occupied, said Rood.
Bionics can be made in large numbers in a lab, but the battery is a much smaller device.
In addition, they have to be implanted in the body before they can be used, said Julie Mather, a clinical psychologist and associate professor of human services and physical therapy at the University at Buffalo.
There are about 2 million people in the U.S. with disabilities, Mather said.
A person who has a bionics limb can’t walk on his or her own without the help of a physical therapist.
Mather and Rood both are working on the bionic prosthetic limb.
Rolf is currently working on his own bionic bionic, but Mather is working with the Rochester Institute of Technology and Rochester Institute to create an implantable version that can be put on people with disabilities.
Muthu Chaudhary, a research scientist in mechanical engineering at Rochester Institute, said the bionics can also help people with spinal cord injuries, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other conditions.
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