Bignell Wk 5 D 2 Checkpoint

Bignell Wk 5 D 2 - to operate like an actual limb Some of these limbs can go unnoticed by other people unlike the primitive limbs made out of hard

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Artificial limbs and wheel chairs both help people in different ways. Back in the day a wheelchair was hard to navigate and someone with minimal to no movement in their arms could not use it without the assistance of another person. Now a wheel chair is motorized so all it takes is a simple hand movement to operate, it no longer takes strength. Some of these chairs are designed to climb stairs. Artificial limbs were once primitive. They had no movement and in some cases it did not look like a limb. With technology artificial limbs act a lot like real limbs. People can use these limbs as they used their limb before the lost it. These updated limbs are made to fit each person and are designed to look, feel and
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Unformatted text preview: to operate like an actual limb. Some of these limbs can go unnoticed by other people, unlike the primitive limbs made out of hard plastic, medal hinges, and in some cases hooks. Computerized devices have its advantages and its disadvantages. Some of the advantages are they are easier to operate. They are designed to help with specific needs of the user. They can look more realistic and unnoticeable. Some of the disadvantages are they need to have a power source. If they lose their power source they will stop working. Some of these devices are bulkier due to the computer technology. The device heeds to have a safe spot to store the computer; this can make the device bulky, and heavy....
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course FINAL SCI230 taught by Professor Paige during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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