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August 18, 2023

Soft robotic glove

A soft robotic glove developed by researchers combines flexible tactile sensors, five actuators and artificial intelligence technologies into a single wearable device that conforms to the user's hand. The glove could help people who have suffered neurotrauma, such as a stroke, or a congenital deficiency of an upper limb perform everyday tasks.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants IIS 2205205 and CNS 1950400.]

Learn more in the Florida Atlantic University news story Robotic Glove Lends a 'Hand' to Relearn Playing Piano After a Stroke. (Date of image: 2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Aug 18, 2023)

Credit: Alex Dolce/Florida Atlantic University

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