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Most things these days require a degree of dexterity.

Take image editing on your smartphone. You need to choose your background, zoom in or out, add text…

And while some devices can already be controlled through gesture, how does a person who has lost the use of a limb operate a tablet, smart TV or other digital device?

Three London-based design graduates have supplied the magic touch by developing a new system which can be used by amputees and people with all kinds of disabilities.

Two silicon discs, which are attached to the amputee, register movement between two given body parts and translate it into a gesture for the benefit of the device, making cutting-edge technology an all-inclusive affair.

Touching.

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