Posts Tagged: robotics

Research collaboration between Hiroshima University and Arizona State University

Research collaboration between Hiroshima University and Arizona State University

On the first week of July, members from Arizona State University (ASU) visited Hiroshima University to discuss their research and recent close collaboration. Science Communication Fellow Emma Buchet had the chance to sit down with Ramin Tadayon, Troy McDaniel from ASU and Yuichi Kurita from HU to find out more about their research, collaboration and… Read more

3D printed prosthetic hand can guess how you play Rock, Paper, Scissors

3D printed prosthetic hand can guess how you play Rock, Paper, Scissors

A new 3D-printed prosthetic hand can learn the wearers’ movement patterns to help amputee patients perform daily tasks, reports a study published this week in Science Robotics. Losing a limb, either through illness or accident, can present emotional and physical challenges for an amputee, damaging their quality of life. Prosthetic limbs can be very useful… Read more

Wearable equipment supports human motion where and when needed

Wearable equipment supports human motion where and when needed

  A new model of pneumatic muscle and an active type of assistive equipment incorporating this pneumatic muscle has been developed at Hiroshima University and Daiya Industry Co. Ltd., Japan. This wearable equipment, called the Unplugged Powered Suit (UPS), supports human movement without requiring any electronic devices and tanks because it employs a newly developed… Read more