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Robots Podcast #225: A Wearable Robotic Extra-Finger for Grasp Compensation, with  Domenico Prattichizzo
7 January 2017, 4:03 am

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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. 

Domenico Prattichizzo

domenicoSince 2015, Prattichizzo has been a Full Professor at the University of Siena. From 2002 to 2015, he was an Associate Professor of Robotics at the University of Siena. Since 2009, Prattichizzo has been a Scientific Consultant at Istituto Italiano di Tecnoloogia, in Genova, Italy. In 1994, he was a Visiting Scientist at the MIT AI Lab. Prattichizzo  received his M.S. degree in Electronics Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Robotics and Automation from the University of Pisa in 1991 and 1995, respectively.

 

 

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