UW’s creepy robotic hand to change the world

Last month, two researchers at the University of Washington gave the world a hand.

It is a hand unlike any other. Built using a 3-D printer and human anatomy as its blueprint, it possesses the potential to revolutionize the development of artificial limbs. Details of the hand—including its network of creepy tendons and ligaments—can be seen on videos posted by UW’s Movement Control Lab and in a paper written by developers Emo Todorov and Zhe Xu that will be presented at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Sweden this spring.

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