Te VISI suite of CAD/CAM applications from Vero Soſtware has been instrumen- tal in helping a precision engineering company develop the world’s most advanced commercially available myoelectric prosthetic hand (i.e., one controlled by signals from voluntarily contracted muscles within a person’s residual limb) currently on the market. Precision engineering company Delta Tooling Ltd. (West Sussex, UK) was ap- proached some two years ago by prosthetics specialists RSLSteeper (Leeds, UK) to as-
CAM software, five- axis machining help supplier Delta Tooling come to grips with a high-profile prosthetic hand project.
The bebionic3 hand allows its users to carry out a wide range of everyday tasks and is strong enough to carry up to 45 kg.
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