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EPFL Smart Robotic hand

Smart Artificial Hand Combines User and Robotic Control for Assistive Solution

Scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have developed a smart robotic hand to help amputees in daily tasks. The artificial hand combines individual finger control and […]
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MIT AI Smart glove

This AI-Powered Smart Glove Can Identify Objects by Touch

Scientists at MIT have developed a smart glove that can recognize objects by touching alone. In the dark, humans have the ability to identify an object such as glasses or […]
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Dexterous, Sentient Prosthetic Hand

Swedish Woman Receives First Dexterous and Sentient Prosthetic Hand

A female Swedish patient became the first recipient of an osseo-neuromuscular implant to control a dexterous hand prosthesis. In a pioneering surgery, led by Prof. Rickard Brånemark and Dr. Paolo […]
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Attilan VR

Attilan’s New Age of Rehabilitation Provides Virtual Prosthetic Arm Training

Upper body amputees that receive powered prosthetic arms and hands require a lot of practice to get used to their new prostheses. These devices are not exactly user friendly, so […]
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VR for prostheses

Scientists Use Virtual Reality and Neural Stimulation to Help Amputees Use Their Prostheses

For amputees, who use prostheses, one of the biggest challenges is getting over the feeling that their prosthetic is not part of their body. Yes, the prosthetic is not part […]
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Ultra-sensitive e-skin

Ultra-Sensitive Electronic Skin Can Feel Touch and Temperature Changes

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has obtained a patent for a smart skin, created by a UTA researcher, that will give robots more keen sense of touch than […]
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