October 27, 2011
iRobot has become a reality after a British man became the world’s first person to have a smartphone dock built into his prosthetic arm.
Trevor Prideaux, who was born without a left arm, can now call and text with ease using the Nokia C7 stuck in his fibreglass and laminate forearm.
His story sounds like it is straight out of the Will Smith sci-fi film, in which the actor plays a man with a high-tech mechanical limb.
Mr Prideaux, from Wedmore in Somerset, was fitted with his first prosthetic arm at three years old.
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