Robotic Hand Controlled by Gesture With Arduino + Leap Motion




About: Hello! My name is Alessio Sacchetta Cali and I'm an electronic engineer specialized in biomedical devices. I'm also a web developer, I worked for so long as freelancer and now I'm the co-founder and IT mana...

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Hello everyone, this is just a video about my university final project!

The hand is controlled by Leap Motion + Arduino Uno (Standard Firmata, Nodejs & Johnny Five) + Servo Motors and the hand itself was made with Polymorph. It can recognize each finger and it can move them separately with very good precision and sensibility!

This prototype can be controlled remotly too via a normal web server using ajax/json requests.

Let me know what you think about it and maybe I will publish a complete tutorial when I will have more time... Thank you!

--- Feedback from NASA ----------------------------------------------------

“ Your hand is very responsive and does a good job of showing how well your gesture control/recognition works. ”
Ron Diftler, Ph.D.
Robonaut Project Manager,
NASA/Johnson Space Center

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    14 Discussions


    2 years ago

    Bu proje için Java ve arduino kodunu göndere bilirmisiniz.


    3 years ago

    sir pls send the code for this project.


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hello guys,

    Thank you for the feedbacks !

    I have finally managed to finish my university, so from now on I'm an engineer yaaayy!

    I will publish a complete tutorial as soon as I can, don't worry about it, I just need the time to elaborate all the content from italian to english and organize all pictures and videos.

    Have a good day from Rome :)

    1 reply

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    So happy to see this! However, I'm curious as to how you took the input from the leap to the arduino. I'd love to get my coding skills a bit more honed, and I've always been a "learn under fire" kind of guy. Cheers!


    5 years ago on Introduction

    That was brilliant !!
    when will the step-by step be out ?


    5 years ago

    Please please post a step-by-step that was amazing :-)


    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you Kiteman,

    I will do it as soon as I can maybe by the next month or sooner :)