Trevor Prideaux, pictured above, was born without his left arm, but that doesn’t stop him from enjoying his smartphone, perhaps more than most. Rather than despair, Mr. Prideaux, who works as catering manager, decided to think different. He arranged with his medical team to contact Nokia and float an interesting idea calling for a specially designed prosthetic arm with a phone-shaped cradle carved out. That way, Mr. Prideaux can use his Nokia C7 touchscreen phone comfortably rather than juggle with it.
He told The Telegraph:
I think this is the first time this has ever been done in the world – and it is brilliant.
We think it’s exciting that some companies out there are willing to go extra mile and adapt their tech in order to help disabled individuals get thins done. Kudos to Mr. Prideaux for having the guts and willingness to fight bureaucracy and push his idea. Here’s to the hoping that other vendors will pay notice and provide phone accessories that can be used comfortably with artificial limbs.
Also, maybe while they are in there, they could throw in extended life batteries and some dope speakers with a decent sub.