Low-cost 3D printed hand suits man for daily needs (w/ video)
Force-feedback for smartphones tilts game-playing field (w/ video)
UC Davis team's piano system animates hands to do-re-mi (w/ video)
ExoHand: Glove for hand power is showcased at Hanover fair (w/ video)
Getting a grip on robotic grasp
Twisting a screwdriver, removing a bottle cap, and peeling a banana are just a few simple tasks that are tricky to pull off single-handedly. Now a new wrist-mounted robot can provide a helping hand—or rather, ...
Namiki Lab air hockey robot can play with strategy (w/ Video)
Researchers use Doppler Effect for computer gesture control
Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil human hand bone closes human evolution gap
Humans have a distinctive hand anatomy that allows them to make and use tools. Apes and other nonhuman primates do not have these distinctive anatomical features in their hands, and the point in time at which ...
Researchers using Kinect to allow deaf people to communicate via computer (w/ Video)
Exoskeleton will carry closer touch with digital world
Through 3D-printed prosthetic, Illinois students lending a hand in Ecuador
For most amputees, the road to a more fun recreactional prosthetic device is slow and costly. However, thanks to a student-led research group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, that might ...
Elliptic Labs powers up ultrasound for touchless gesturing
Non-dominant hand vital to the evolution of the thumb
New research from biological anthropologists at the University of Kent has shown that the use of the non-dominant hand was likely to have played a vital role in the evolution of modern human hand morphology.