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Office of News and Information
Johns Hopkins University
901 South Bond Street, Suite 540
Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920

May 30, 2002
CONTACT: Phil Sneiderman
(410) 516-7907

Photos of Student-Designed Grasping Device
[All photos by Jay Van Rensselaer.]

Photo D: Johns Hopkins engineering students Christina Peace, Nathaniel Young and Jonathan Hofeller built this grasp enhancing device during the two-semester Senior Design Project course.

Photo E: Velcro straps are used to attach the grasp enhancing device to the user's arm and hand.

Photo F: The spoken word 'hand' allows the user to take control of the motor attached to his fingers; saying 'open' or 'close' enables him to grasp an object.

Photo G: Jonathan Hofeller

Photo H: Christina Peace

Photo I: Nathaniel Young

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