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Electronic microprocessors find their way into prosthetics

Engineers in Basingstoke are advancing prosthetic technology through the use of microprocessors.

Leading prosthetics company Blatchford is providing amputees with intelligent microprocessor-controlled products that provide increased comfort and freedom. Sam Shead spoke to the developers to find out how their latest products work.

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