Keyword: Body regions

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Briefs: Motion Control
NASA is developing the next generation of spacesuits for future missions.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The R2 hand and forearm assembly is designed in a modular fashion, enabling rapid replacement of components and sub-assemblies.
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NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
Eye surgery patients on Earth are benefiting from early research on the NASA’s James Webb Telescope’s enormous mirrors.
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Briefs: AR/AI
The highly customizable robotic arm can be twisted and turned in all directions.
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NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
NASA’s grip-strengthening glove technology aims to reduce workplace stress injuries.
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Briefs: Motion Control
The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Neuroprosthetic technology combines robotic control with the user’s voluntary control.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These shape memory robotic arms eliminate the need for joints, rigid skeletons, or framework.
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Briefs: Materials
The suit can be controlled with a double tap to the chest or via an app.
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Briefs: Imaging
The technology has possible uses in monitoring disorders that affect fine motor skills such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device paves the way for better prosthetic control and seamless interaction with electronic devices.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The technology could improve the control of prosthetic hands and provide a sense of “touch” for amputees.
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Briefs: Materials
This work could help severely injured people, such as soldiers, regain the ability to control their movements.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This system can track the motion of the entire body with a small sensory network.
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Briefs: Imaging
The system turns faces into thermostats, providing more comfort with less energy.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This lightweight, portable garment is designed for active shoulder and elbow positioning.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These hands, with a large grasping force, enable safer human-robot interactions.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This method enables users to control their robotic fingers precisely enough to gently land on fragile surfaces.
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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.
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Briefs: Materials
The soft, wearable device simulates the sense of touch and has wide potential in medical and industrial applications.
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Briefs: Medical
These implants can provide doctors with regular activity updates and are powered by the patient’s movement.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Tentacle Bot can grip, move, and manipulate a wide range of objects.
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5 Ws: Wearables
People who use sign language could communicate directly with non-signers, without needing someone else to translate for them.
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Briefs: Imaging
Imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This technology can help robots walk up to 40 percent faster on uneven terrain such as pebbles and wood chips.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The device retrains patients with spinal cord injury to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace.
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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.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Such grippers would be suited for human-robot partnership in assembly lines in the automotive, electronic packaging, and other industries.
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Briefs: Communications
These stickers wirelessly beam health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
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