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These prosthetics designers harness AI to assist India’s amputees

“With amputations being reported on a daily basis, India’s vast rural hinterland is comparable to a warzone,” says Abhit Kumar, who makes practical, affordable prosthetic devices designed to get amputees back into the workforce. More than two thirds of India’s 1.3 billion inhabitants live in low-income rural...
“With amputations being reported on a daily basis, India’s vast rural hinterland is comparable to a warzone,” says Abhit Kumar, who makes practical, affordable prosthetic devices designed to get amputees back into the workforce. More than two thirds of India’s 1.3 billion inhabitants live in low-income rural areas, where accidents resulting in loss of limbs frequently occur from using unsafe agricultural machinery, working on rail and road construction, or as a result of snakebites. According to estimates, India has more than half a million amputees, with tens of thousands added to the amputee population every year. And rehabilitation support from… This story continues at The Next Web
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