Prosthetic arms that are available these days are fairly high tech, but they’re not very smart. They can’t feel and can’t adapt well to the things the fingers grasp onto, and to really get a good connection the patient needs the electrodes implanted into the stump.
Researchers at Microsoft believe that artificial intelligence technologies may help overcome these limitations while reducing the cost of prostheses multi-fold.
Here’s a talk by Joseph Sirosh, CTO of AI at Microsoft, discussing the possibilities and what has already been accomplished:
Link: Microsoft AI…