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Articles tagged with: Labs

New Prosthetic Arm Controlled Entirely By Brain

Biomedical engineering students from Ryerson; Michael Prywata and Thiago Caires, have created a prosthetic arm that is controlled by brain signals. The two undergraduate students are changing the medical prosthesis realm with their new device. The Artificial Muscle-Operated (AMO) Arm allows amputees more range of movement than your typical prosthetic arm and also allows amputees to avoid invasive surgeries, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars. The device is powered by artificial muscles simple pneumatic pumps and valves to create movements. The device uses compressed air as the main source of power.

Hewlett-Packard’s “Green” Data Research Facility

HP has recently announced the opening of a new facility that will focus on sustainable datacenter technologies. HP has collaborated with HP Labs, their central research division, and HP Critical Facilities, to build a fully equipped 50,000 sq. ft. data research center in Ft Collins, Colorado. Half of the new facility will be dedicated to a live installation that will focus on HP’s Sustainable Datacenter Project.

The datacenter project will utilize datacenter sustainability technologies from HP Labs to combat energy emission problems. Hewlett-Packard’s new facility is…