November 10, 2022 6:16 AM EST

Capitalizing on advances in artificial intelligence and digital signal processing, Esper Bionicsprosthetic hand is the first AI-powered, cloud-based robotic prosthetic that gets smarter over time. The lightweight device has up to 24 wearable sensors that detect and process muscle activity and brain impulses; machine learning from Esper’s platform enables the hand to act more “intuitively” over time. Esper Bionics CEO and co-founder Dima Gazda, a medical doctor and engineer, sees the prosthetic market as ripe for disruption—and setting the stage for a bionic future. “The most important technology developed in the next 30 years will be electronics inside the human body,” he says

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