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ReHabGlove - Instrumented Gloves for Remote Rehabilitation

INEGI - Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Project classification

Scientific area

2.3 Mechanical engineering


Applied mechanics

Project description

Project title

ReHabGlove - Instrumented Gloves for Remote Rehabilitation

Scientific Coordinator's name:

Teresa Restivo

Scientific Coordinator's e-mail:

Principal R&D Unit:

System Integration and Process Automation Unit

Other R&D Units involved in the project:

Other R&D units involved in the project

Project keyword(s)

Hand rehabilitation, serious games, screening tool, instrumented device, Online and remote rehabilitation.

Short abstract and comments

Customized instrumented gloves for hand rehabilitation, including appropriate sensoring: Wireless glove for assessing thumb apposition associated with serious game application running on a mobile device. Wireless glove for hand rehabilitation instrumented with 14 sensors to track finger motion and an IMU to track hand orientation. The instrumented glove can interact with a virtual model that allows the monitoring of rehabilitation exercises at home, logging all the data during rehabilitation exercises into a remote database. The stored data can reproduce the recorded exercises to be further analyzed by the therapist in order to track patient’s history and condition. The application can run either on a Windows computer or on an Android device.

Potential uses/indications

Rehabilitation and occupational theraphy. Rehabilitation screening tool (e.g. CVA, aging, ...). Game interface.


Application submitted

Partner Status: Seeking Partners?


Grant number (QREN, FP7, Eureka, etc)

Grant number (QREN, FP7, Eureka, etc)

Last edited on

2016-05-03 13:27:20

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