ExoHand from Festo: An Exoskeleton That Can Be Worn Like a Glove

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Wed, May 2nd, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

Fantastic video of the ExoHand from Festo, a wearable exoskeleton that can transmit your commands to a remote robotic hand.

The ExoHand from Festo -- an active manual orthosis with sensitive fingers The ExoHand from Festo is an exoskeleton that can be worn like a glove. The fingers can be actively moved and their strength amplified; the operator's hand movements are registered and transmitted to the robotic hand in real time.

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