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Prosthetics today are either unaffordable for the world's 45 million poor amputees, or are usable only for cosmetic purposes. This is due to lack of technology innovation that can lead to usable, customizable, lightweight products, except at the very high end. Consequently patients manage without prosthetics, or find them uncomfortable, heavy, marginally usable, and leading to skin and other health problems. This is especially true for upper limb prosthetics which, unlike artificial legs, require alignment with diverse patient occupations.