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Here’s how to DIY muscle-activated bionic claws that let you flex like Wolverine

27/05/2015

Just how badly have you wanted to have claws that automatically extend like Wolverine’s? Well now you can, thanks to a do-it-yourself (...)
Just how badly have you wanted to have claws that automatically extend like Wolverine’s? Well now you can, thanks to a do-it-yourself project from MyoWare maker Advancer Technologies. To transform yourself into the X-Men member, you’ll need a 3D-printed replica of the iconic claw (you can grab the file from GitHub), an Arduino micro-controller and one of Advancer Technologies latest muscle sensors. The MyoWare muscle sensor is key to the neat effect, allowing the user to reveal their Wolverine ability with style. When assembled, the sensors can recognize when your forearm muscles flex, quickly pushing out the concealed four inch claws. When you relax… This story continues at The Next Web Just how badly have you wanted to have claws that automatically extend like Wolverine’s? Well now you can, thanks to a do-it-yourself project from MyoWare maker Advancer Technologies. To transform yourself into the X-Men member, you’ll need a 3D-printed replica of the iconic claw (you can grab the file from GitHub), an Arduino micro-controller and one of Advancer Technologies latest muscle sensors. The MyoWare muscle sensor is key to the neat effect, allowing the user to reveal their Wolverine ability with style. When assembled, the sensors can recognize when your forearm muscles flex, quickly pushing out the concealed four inch claws. When you relax… This story continues at The Next Web
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