Biological Cybernetics Lab Dextrous Robot Hand

The dextrous robotic hand created by Professor Kiyoshi Hoshino of Biological Cybernetics Lab is a very quick robotic hand that is capable of mimicking the human hand. I saw this device demonstrated at the NextFest 2006 exhibition at the Javits Center in NYC last month.


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This device was demonstrated by a person wearing a glove that controlled the position of the hand. As the person demonstrated, the robotic hand quickly assumed a duplicate position.

Robotic hands from a variety of manufacturers are gaining in dexterity, grip strength and degrees of freedom. Here is a fistful of mechanical hands for you to grasp.

Read more about it here. Look at more NextFest 2006 Devices, Stories and Pictures.

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