Preview: a New Prosthetic Arm
Dean Kamen

In this preview, inventor Dean Kamen shows us a prosthetic arm that they've been developing. It was requested by the US Depertment of Defense to help those who have lost their limbs during their service for the country.

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Dean Kamen: Preview: a New Prosthetic Arm

March 1, 2007 (about 13 years ago)

In this preview, inventor Dean Kamen shows us a prosthetic arm that they've been developing. It was requested by the US Depertment of Defense to help those who have lost their limbs during their service for the country.

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Source: TED

Dean Kamen: The Emotion Behind Invention

October 1, 2009 (over 10 years ago)

In this emotional talk, inventor Dean Kamen tells us about the people and the stories behind his incredible prosthetic arm. He narrates the experiences he had while developing this prosthetic arm and what motivated him and his team to achieve this level of technology.

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Source: TED

Dean Kamen: On Inventing and Giving

February 1, 2002 (about 18 years ago)

In this talk, inventor Dean Kamen presents the Segway. He argues it's use in cities and the advantages it has over other transpostation devices. He also gives a short introduction on the Stirling Cycle engine that they've been developing.

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Source: TED

William Kamkwamba: Building a Windmill

June 1, 2007 (almost 13 years ago)

In this talk, inventor William Kamkwamba from Malawi is being interviewed at TED for the first time. He tells us about the windmill that he made and how he did it.

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Source: TED

John La Grou: John La Grou Plugs Smart Power Outlets

February 1, 2008 (about 12 years ago)

John La Grou unveils their latest invention of intelligent plugs and electricity outlets that will not just save electricity but also save lives.

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Source: TED

Pranav Mistry: The Thrilling Potential of SixthSense Technology

November 1, 2009 (over 10 years ago)

Pranav Mistry shows one of the most innovative and exciting inventions he is developing, the SixthSense.

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Source: TED

Woody Norris: Woody Norris Invents Amazing Things

February 1, 2004 (about 16 years ago)

In this talk, Inventor Woody Norris talks about his inventions relating to sound. He discusses the various ways this technology could be used and the many benefits it proposes. He also inspires us with his background story and what got him started inventing.

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Source: TED

Michael Pritchard: Michael Pritchard's Water Filter Turns Filthy Water Drinkable

July 1, 2009 (almost 11 years ago)

In this refreshing talk, Michael Pritchard demos the portable Lifesaver filter. He tells us that two disasters pushed him to invent this device which can turn filthy water drinkable within seconds. He then proceeds with an astounding demo that can save millions of lives.

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Source: TED

Robert Fischell: Robert Fischell on Medical Inventing

February 1, 2005 (about 15 years ago)

Robert Fischell shows three medical inventions that can be used to avoid heart attack deaths, eliminate migraines and predict an epilipsy attack.

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Source: TED

William Kamkwamba: How I Harnessed the Wind

July 1, 2009 (almost 11 years ago)

In this talk, inventor William Kamkwamba tells us about the invention that changed his life. Because of poverty, famine, and determination, he was able to build his own windmill to provide power to his home. Here is the story on how he harnessed the wind.

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Source: TED

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