VIDEO: This Icelandic Company Creates AI-Powered Prosthetic Limbs

December 18, 2014 • Blog Post • By Fast Company Content Studios

IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Artificial Intelligence, sensors and Big Data enable Icelandic company Össur to create prosthetics as nimble and responsive as natural limbs
  • Össur, an Icelandic company, has created the world's first microprocessor joint system that helps its users replicate and improve natural knee function

Prosthetics pioneer Össur is creating real-life bionics, starting with the first smart knee that learns how you walk

Artificial limbs have improved over thousands of years as better materials became available and our understanding of human physiology deepened. But nothing has advanced prosthetics as much as computing. Össur, an Icelandic company at the forefront of this revolution, has created the world's first microprocessor joint system that helps its users replicate and improve natural knee function. In the future, they'll be even smarter.

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