Bionic Gloves Allow Renowned Pianist to Play Once Again


Bionic Gloves? WOW! João Carlos Martins is a Brazilian pianist with a storied career of more than 60 years.   After facing a degenerative disease as well as multiple injuries,  he was unable to play piano anymore.  Instead, he began serving as a conductor.

Thankfully, as a very kind gesture industrial designer Ubiratan Bizarro Costa created “bionic gloves” that provide Joao Carlos Martins the opportunity to play once again.

Enjoy this report that demonstrates the power of determination, ingenuity, perseverance and technology.