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Festo ExoHand at Hannover Messe

Posted 3 May 2012 at 06:17 UTC (updated 14 May 2012 at 13:53 UTC) by John_RobotsPodcast Share This






Hannover Messe, the world's biggest industrial fair, took place April 23rd through 27th. Among the many exhibits there were Festo's ExoHand, which connects a glove, with an attached exoskeleton containing sensors, to a robotic hand with a very nearly duplicate exoskeleton, operated by pneumatic actuators. The robotic hand mimics the movements of the glove, but can do so with amplified force.

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