Media Information Michelangelo

A perfect interplay of numerous nerves, tendons, muscles and bones makes the hand a unique, natural precision instrument. Modelling as many of its numerous functions as possible in a prosthesis is one of the greatest challenges for medical technology. The Michelangelo Hand and the Axon-Bus system are milestones on the path to perfection. With many degrees of freedom, they restore numerous functions of the natural model for the user.


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Information for technicians

The future-oriented technology, the anatomical design and the extraordinary functionality form the basis for a completely new product generation of myoelectrically controlled gripping prostheses.

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Information for users

Thanks to its many functions the Michelangelo Hand offers the user unique gripping kinematics with seven different hand positions.

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Technology meets design

The Michelangelo Hand prosthesis is based functionally and aesthetically on the human hand—reinterpreted as an industrially manufactured product.

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AxonRotation

The Michelangelo Hand with active rotation allows the prosthetic hand to be rotated electrically using myosignals.

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Frequently asked questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about the Michelangelo Hand are given in our FAQs.

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Detailed description: All components at a glance.

Pictures

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Fit for work

Aisha Jouali performs different hand movements precisely and confidently.

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Flexible

Aisha Jouali enjoys the sweet side of life at the market.

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In the middle of life

Markus Praunshofer playfully uses the Michelangelo Hand with his family.

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Unique

A completely new technology for prosthetic fittings.

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Videos

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Markus from Austria

Markus Praunshofer talks about his life with the Michelangelo Hand.

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The Michelangelo Hand in everyday life

Thanks to its seven different hand positions the Michelangelo Hand offers unique gripping kinematics.