How many times have you looked at your own two hands and dared to dream about the possibilities that would come with having
You better think of a list of those things right now, because here before you is a double-hand machine augment that lets you… give a triple high-five? Shoot three free throws at the same time?
The double-hand machine augment (which comes via
Federico Ciccarese, Youbionic’s founder, says on LinkedIn that he’s worked for years “projecting and experimenting every day to create something that can help others,” and that “The aim of [Youbionic’s] research is to be able to make a Artificial Hand [
— Youbionic (@youbionic) November 19, 2017
And while it’s clear that a single bionic hand in place of a missing biological hand would be perfectly reasonable — and even maybe downright awesome — it’s less clear how a double-hand operated by a functional biological hand would work in this capacity. Perhaps it’s only test platform for R&D. Or maybe it’s a prototype that’ll be used in a poker game with the Borax Kid.
What do you think about this double-hand machine augment? Do you see a thousand-and-one uses for this contraption, or only one? (And get your mind out of the gutter, we’re talking about one three-handed juggling!)
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