Manipulation of a pipette, seized with two fingers by the side, by a robotic hand of anthropomorphic character. It is intended for dextral manipulation of objects of everyday life, like the natural gesture of the human hand. Each fingertip is equipped with a 6-axis force sensor to retrieve information about the interaction between the hand and the object. The hand is associated with a robotic muscle arm allowing the phases of approach and seizure of objects. This arm is equipped with a “Kinect” (a device with a camera) to locate the position of the arm in space. This platform is set up within the framework of the European project Handle, to reproduce the mechanisms at work in the prehension and the human manipulation. Researchers develop the dexterity, autonomy and intelligence of this hand.

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