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Great Expectations: The Biggest Trends Affecting Amputees in 2022

Last January, Amplitude shared a set of expectations for amputees in 2021.  They weren’t predictions, per se; more like educated guesses about various cultural, technological, and political trends. How do those trendlines look today, 12 months down the road? And what do we expect for 2022? Here’s a look back and a peek ahead. Portals...

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Amputee Newsmakers: June 17-23, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: June 17-23, 2021

Bernadette Hagans made the finals of the Miss Northern Ireland pageant, becoming the first person with a disability ever to compete in a Miss World qualifying contest. Hagans, who lost her right leg above the knee about three years ago to a rare cancer known as synovial sarcoma, hopes her achievement will promote acceptance and...

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The Future Is Now

The Future Is Now

The coming generation of prosthetic technology promises greater affordability and ease of use for amputees. Learn about the game-changing devices that are just over the horizon.

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Advanced Neural Networks for Bionic Hands

Advanced Neural Networks for Bionic Hands

Our brains are intimately connected to our bodies by a sophisticated network of nerves and touch receptors. Even the simple act of grasping an object involves a fully integrated system of remarkable complexity and nuance. It was only a matter of time before we sought to incorporate our bionic hands into this system. That time has arrived, and our key to success is an advanced neural interface.

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