"Multi-Fingered Haptic Interface Robot" of Professor Haruhisa Kawasaki is on display at the MEXT

"Multi-Fingered Haptic Interface Robot*" developed by Professor Emeritus Haruhisa Kawasaki, the Faculty of Engineering is now on display at the Entrance Hall of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

This exhibition project began in 2011 as a joint promotional activity between universities, research institutes and the MEXT. Its major objective is to raise public awareness and to disseminate information about the initiatives of the MEXT nationwide. Gifu University applied to the MEXT for the exhibition of "Multi-Fingered Haptic Interface Robot", and the application was successfully accepted this time. This state-of-the-art "Multi-Fingered Haptic Interface Robot" is expected to catch the eye of people and media reporters visiting the MEXT and such an exposure will be conducive to making the technology well-known to the public. "Multi-Fingered Haptic Interface Robot" is on display till the end of August, 2015.

*Multi-Fingered Haptic Interface Robot: a device that attaches to a person's hand and can simulate a sense of force by producing realistic tactile sensations on individual fingertips.

"Multi-Fingered Haptic Interface Robot"


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