Haptic Robotic Glove Exoskeleton with Sensing and Force Feedback

Description:

A device that can record and catalog range of motion, angular velocity, angular acceleration, and finger pad pressures during various gripping patterns of the human hand is disclosed. These data will be used to characterize normal human motion. The device further has the capability to assist grip motions by serving as a powered hand orthosis for hands with compromised function and be utilized in rehabilitation training for individuals with limited hand grip control.

Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
Grant Brewer
Senior Licensing Associate
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
(540) 443-9218
gbrewer@vtip.org
Inventors:
Pinhas Ben-Tzvi
Bijo Sebastian
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