Keyword: Body regions

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The R2 hand and forearm assembly is designed in a modular fashion, enabling rapid replacement of components and sub-assemblies.
NASA Spinoff: Imaging
Eye surgery patients on Earth are benefiting from early research on the NASA’s James Webb Telescope’s enormous mirrors.
Briefs: AR/AI
The highly customizable robotic arm can be twisted and turned in all directions.
NASA Spinoff: Automotive
NASA’s grip-strengthening glove technology aims to reduce workplace stress injuries.
Briefs: Motion Control
The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Neuroprosthetic technology combines robotic control with the user’s voluntary control.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These shape memory robotic arms eliminate the need for joints, rigid skeletons, or framework.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The suit can be controlled with a double tap to the chest or via an app.
Briefs: Wearables
The technology has possible uses in monitoring disorders that affect fine motor skills such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device paves the way for better prosthetic control and seamless interaction with electronic devices.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The technology could improve the control of prosthetic hands and provide a sense of “touch” for amputees.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
This work could help severely injured people, such as soldiers, regain the ability to control their movements.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This system can track the motion of the entire body with a small sensory network.
Briefs: Imaging
The system turns faces into thermostats, providing more comfort with less energy.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
This lightweight, portable garment is designed for active shoulder and elbow positioning.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These hands, with a large grasping force, enable safer human-robot interactions.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This method enables users to control their robotic fingers precisely enough to gently land on fragile surfaces.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The conceptual Ring prosthetic leg ensures that individuals do not need an entirely new device every time they have a growth spurt.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The soft, wearable device simulates the sense of touch and has wide potential in medical and industrial applications.
Briefs: Medical
These implants can provide doctors with regular activity updates and are powered by the patient’s movement.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Tentacle Bot can grip, move, and manipulate a wide range of objects.
5 Ws: Wearables
People who use sign language could communicate directly with non-signers, without needing someone else to translate for them.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This technology can help robots walk up to 40 percent faster on uneven terrain such as pebbles and wood chips.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device retrains patients with spinal cord injury to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace.
Briefs: Imaging
This system places virtual objects within real-world backgrounds on cellphone screens and lets people interact with those objects by hand as if they were really there.
Briefs: Motion Control
Such grippers would be suited for human-robot partnership in assembly lines in the automotive, electronic packaging, and other industries.
Briefs: Wearables
These stickers wirelessly beam health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
Briefs: Imaging
The simulator could help in the development of new back braces.