Wrist movement detector for ROS based control of the robotic hand

Krawczyk, Marcin, Yang, Zhijun ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2615-4297, Gandhi, Vaibhav ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1121-7419, Karamanoglu, Mehmet ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5049-2993, Franca, Felipe M.G., Priscila, Lima, Xiaochen, Wang and Geng, Tao (2018) Wrist movement detector for ROS based control of the robotic hand. Advances in Robotics and Automation, 7 (1). ISSN 2168-9695 (Published online first)

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Abstract

Robotic hands are used in a wide range of applications. They have many different shapes, constructions and capabilities. This work presents a new design of a robotic hand using tailor-made as well as widely available sensors and actuators. The information transferred between the sensor and actuators is processed using the Robot Operating System (ROS) topic mechanism. The robotic hand movement is remotely controlled by a movement detector mounted on the wrist of a human hand controller. Based on this simple hardware setup we demonstrate that the robotic hand can be remotely opened and closed thereby allowing to grasp objects flexibly.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: ESSN: 2168-9695
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology
Item ID: 26731
Notes on copyright: © 2018 Krawczyk M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Depositing User: Vaibhav Gandhi
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2019 12:01
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2019 21:38
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/26731

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