Biomechatronics Lab featured in neuroprosthetics segment on PBS NewsHour!

PBS NewsHour screenshotThe Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a two-part neuroprosthetics segment on PBS NewsHour with science and technology correspondent Miles O’Brien.

Part 1: “Man and Machine” features advances in prosthetic arm technology and control methods while Part 2: “Science of Touch” (below) features advances in peripheral nerve interfaces and the development of artificial haptic intelligence. Both parts were edited by Kate Tobin.

Our lab’s segment features research conducted with robot hand and arm technology from Barrett Technology, multimodal tactile sensor technology from SynTouch, and our custom BairClaw robot hand testbed.