Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Bionic Fingers

Chloe Holmes, 15, is the youngest person in Europe to be fitted with bionic fingers. She had lost all her fingers to septicaemia in her childhood. A full set of bionic left digits costing Rs 2.86 million(£38,000) have been fitted to her hand which are controlled by electronic signals from the nerve endings in her hand.

Chloe Holmes
The bionic fingrs, which have been made specifically to fit Holmes’ hand, were made by Touch Bionics in Scotland. The hand is fitted with sensors in the sleeve which enables her to control the digits.Its really difficult to make such a device but the technology had made it again....Hats of to you Bionics for giving a new hand to little 15.

Bionic Fingers
Holmes is now learning basic tasks such as cleaning her teeth and using a knife and fork for the first time. She said, “The best thing about my new hand is that now I can hold things”.

 But her life has changed forever after being fitted with the bionic fingers, made by Touch Bionics in Scotland.
Parents Sue and Pete, both 41, said they never had second thoughts despite the cost.

Holmes is really lucky that the technology has advanced now a days otherwise their are lot of persons in India too who does not have fingers.
Finally the technology wins again over the disability.

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