Meet Nigel Ackland, the man with the world’s most advanced bionic hand. He “lost his arm when it became caught in an industrial blending machine at the Johnson Matthey smelting plant in 2006.” Continue reading to see the new upgrades that allow him to tie shoelaces and deal cards.

According to The Daily Mail: “It has a lifelike appearance and grip patterns which can be wirelessly programmed and tailored to suit each individual’s requirements. Mr Ackland operates the futuristic arm by sending the same signal from his brain he used to operate his original, human arm.