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‘Body Integrated Programmable Joints Interface’ Extends Your Hand’s Capabilities

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We envision a machine-driven evolution of human body form and function, where the programmable nature of machines plays a crucial role. Robotic joints worn on the wrist turn into extra fingers so that a person acquires skills beyond what five fingers can offer, or performs “tri-manual” tasks with the machine joints.

You can check out the project page hosted at MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces division.

And hat-tip to the Atmel blog for the link.


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