Yoshiko Yabuki

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Millions of physical disabilities, who have lost a hand or both hands, are in need of prosthetic hands not only for decoration but also for the functions to help them with basic daily activities. Although EMG prosthetic hands are being extensively studied to satisfy this need, most of them are too expensive to be economically available, difficult to operate(More)
Prosthetic hands are desired by those who have lost a hand or both hands not only for decoration but also for the functions to help them with their activities of daily living (ADL). Prosthetic robotic hands that are developed to fully realize the function of a human hand are usually too expensive to be economically available, difficult to operate and(More)
Myoelectric prosthetic hands (MPH) for children are being studied to meet with the need of children with upper limb deficiency. The MPH for children developed in a previous study was lack of stability and mechanical adaptability, and could not be controlled to meet with variable scenes in real life. We therefore developed a steady mechanism to ensure its(More)
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