SoftHand: grasping intelligence for lower arm prostheses -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

SoftHand: grasping intelligence for lower arm prostheses

Interview with Dr. Eike Jakubowitz, Director of the Institute of Orthopedic Motion Analysis, Hannover Medical School (MHH)

12/10/2018

Image: Smiling, bald young man with a suit - Dr. Eike Jakubowitz; Copyright: Christian Wyrwa

Dr. Eike Jakubowitz

Image: Hand prostheses is squeezing a small ball; Copyright: Alina Kettenbach

Thanks to the grasping intelligence of the SoftHand Pro 3.0, it is possible to render many different grip patterns with just two control signals. This is shown here by the finely tuned compression of an elastic material by the lateral pinch grip.

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann