#225: A Wearable Robotic Extra-Finger for Grasp Compensation, with Domenico Prattichizzo Jan. 7, 2017

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Domenico Prattichizzo on a robotic finger for those with partial paralysis.



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In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Domenico Prattichizzo, Professor of Robotics at the University of Siena and Senior Scientist at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Genova in Italy, about a device for assisting people who have lost the use of one of their hands, for example by a stroke. The device is an extra finger that functions to press an object into the paralyzed hand so that it can be grasped.

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