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Programmable hand exoskeleton

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The programmable hand exoskeleton is a product for scientific users in the field of rehabilitation and brain-computer interface. It provides a more comprehensive and open development interface that allows researchers to modify the glove exoskeleton control commands according to the requirements of their projects to achieve single finger motion, multi-finger motion, full palm motion, finger-to-finger motion, etc., and to change the speed and displacement size of finger motion by modifying the program.
The device is a product for scientific users in the field of rehabilitation and brain-machine interface. The device features three main integrators on a modular frame and finger extensions designed like a glove, each hand controller is equipped with 15 different sensors including accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers. These internal mechanics make the programmable hand exoskeleton work more like a smartphone than a traditional motion capture system. Because it relies on sensors rather than cameras, the programmable hand exoskeleton does not require complex gesture recognition algorithms and therefore can understand movements faster and more reliably. In addition, because the programmable hand exoskeleton is designed to be worn on the hand and carried around.
The programmable hand exoskeleton consists of three parts - a finger ring, a master device and a wrist device - which together precisely capture the patient's hand movements and then transmit the data via Bluetooth. Made of flexible rubber, the ring is specially designed to fit any finger and cushion contact with the finger, allowing for custom measurements based on the patient's symptoms. To device consists of an MCU, 9-axis IMU sensor and Bluetooth v2.0+EDR module. The mini 9-axis IMU sensor provides higher measurement sensitivity. The main device has an integrated 250mAh battery to power the entire system. In addition, the wrist device, which contains the same specifications as the main one used, measures mainly the complex small joints connecting the hand and forearm.Manovivo offers a new way to quantify the performance of the hand and fingers in action. This will effectively aid clinical activities and accelerate the rehabilitation of hand dysfunction.

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