SOPHIA: Soft Orthotic Physiotherapy Hand Interactive Aid

This work describes the design, fabrication, and initial testing of a Soft Orthotic Physiotherapy Hand Interactive Aid (SOPHIA) for stroke rehabilitation. SOPHIA consists of (1) a soft robotic exoskeleton, (2) a microcontroller-based control system driven by a brain–machine interface (BMI), and (3)...

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Main Authors: Alistair C. McConnell, Marta Vallejo, Renan Cipriano Moioli, Fabricio L. Brasil, Nicola Secciani, Markus P. Nemitz, Cecile P. Riquart, David W. Corne, Patricia A. Vargas, Adam A. Stokes
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2017-06-01
Series:Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering
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