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World's first implanted bionic arm on test in global competition

(Chalmers University of Technology) A few years ago, a patient was implanted with a bionic arm for the first time in the world using control technology developed at Chalmers University of Technology. He is now taking part in Cybathlon, a new international competition in which 74 participants with physical disabilities will compete against each other, using the latest robotic prostheses and other assistive technologies -- a sort of 'Cyborg Olympics.
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