CNBC’s The News with Shepard Smith recently aired a segment on artificial touch in prosthetic limbs.
The story included quotes from Levi Hargrove, PhD, scientific chair, Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine, offering expert opinion on the future of bionics.
Levi Hargrove, PhDScientific Chair, The Regenstein Foundation Center for Bionic Medicine Director, Neural Engineering for Prosthetics and Orthotics Lab Associate Professor, Departments of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Engineering, Northwestern University
“What we need to do next is convey the information that the sensors record back to the users in a natural and intuitive way,” he said. “The field of AI is just accelerating so quickly. You hear of self-driving cars, industrial control robots: they all use these algorithms. The importance of AI is going to be absolutely critical to unlock the potential of these limbs.”