24 Jun '15, 3pm

This gorgeous, 3D-printed robotic arm #From Japan is changing how prosthetics are perceived

When you’re preparing to meet the founder and CEO of a startup that makes myoelectric prosthetics – those controlled by the electrical signals that muscles produce naturally when tensed up – you probably expect to come face-to-face with an idealist. You can almost imagine the reply when you ask the million-dollar question, “So what inspired you to help others ?” Surely there’s some backstory involving a loved one losing a limb and a lifelong desire to give them back their mobility. That’s not the case for Genta Kondo, the co-founder and CEO of Tokyo-based Exiii . When Kondo entered Tokyo University’s Yokoi Lab , a testing ground for rehabilitation-focused robotics, he wasn’t setting out on some idealistic mission to make the world a better place. Back in 2008, he was solely attracted to the science behind the lab’s prosthetic hands and power-assisted mobility devices. “I w...

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