iGRAB: Innovative Glove for Rehabilitation and Assistance using Biomimicry

  • Fatone, Stefania (PD/PI)

Project: Research project

Project Details


Technical Objectives –Identify PYAM yarn configuration that meets necessary tensile force and strain requirements for sufficient actuation of a 4 DOF finger model –Determine CLR sensing system configuration that provides adequate feedback to predict 5 predetermined user intended motions using a control system –Demonstrate integration of PYAMs and CLR sensing system into partial prototype –Design a preliminary concept of a full hand prototype with four fingers, a thumb, weighing less than 3 pounds, and necessary system components in a 6”x6”x4” backpack weighing less than 7 pounds
Effective start/end date6/1/163/31/19


  • Lynntech, Inc. (W81XWH-16-C-0012 // W81XWH-16-C-0012)
  • Department of Defense (W81XWH-16-C-0012 // W81XWH-16-C-0012)


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