Development of an Anthropomorphic Prosthetic Hand for Man-Machine Interaction
This paper presents a novel highly integrated prosthetic hand equipped with a man-machine interface for performing good grasping features. The hand has five fingers and each of them can be driven individually by the embedded actuation and control system fitted in the palm. By using the man-machine interface, users can control the prosthetic hand by means of their EMG signals and get grasp force feeling through the sensory feedback system designed based on surface electrical stimulus. At the end of this paper, a grasping trial is presented to verify the ability of interaction between the human body and the prosthetic hand.
KeywordsProsthetic hand Man-machine interface Sensory feedback Embedded control system
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