Prosthetic Tentacle

Prosthetic Tentacle

Kaylene Kau‘s prosthetic arm isn’t your typical robot-arm. It doesn’t even have fingers — it’s flexible tentacle design would make for an excellent replacement hand for wielding a lightsabre.

As a part of a student project, Kau was asked to push the boundaries of current upper-limb prosthetic design. Powered by a small motor and a set of cables, the tentacle shaped prosthetic arm curls its claw to grip objects — via DVICE

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