IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Fast, strong and compliant pneumatic actuation for dexterous tendon-driven hands

2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): Vikash Kumar ; Zhe Xu ; Emanuel Todorov
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2013
Conference Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Conference Date: 6 May 2013
Page(s): 1,512 - 1,519
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4673-5643-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4673-5641-1
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630771
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We describe a pneumatic actuation system for dexterous robotic hands. It was motivated by our desire to improve the ShadowHand system, yet it is quite universal and indeed we are already using it... View More

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