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Using Myo To Control Robots: 5 Examples

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The Myo armband is one of the most dynamic smart wearables around. It allows you to control presentations, robots, drones, and everything else with your hands. Here are 5 examples of Myo being used to control robots:

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Myo control for 6DOF Robotic Arm: for this project, a 6DoF Schunk PowerBall LWP4 robotic arm with SVH anthropomorphic hand was controlled over Bluetooth using a Myo armband. The position and orientation of Myo are used to move the arm and interact with objects.

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Myo-controlled Prosthetic Arm: Johns Hopkins University researchers developed a surgical technique to allow an amputee to control a modular prosthetic arm with two Myo armbands.

Gesture Control for ABB Robots Using Myo

Wearable Control for Industrial Robot Arms: Myo units were used for orientation and gesture detection. Allow operators to control industrial robot arms to pick up objects, manipulate them, and move them around.

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Controlling Teams of Robots with Myo: for this project, gestures and voice commands are used to interact with a team of robots. One robot is selected, which in turn recruits others to complete tasks.

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Nao Robot controlled using Myo, Oculus Rift: this project is about combining an Oculus Rift headset and Myo armbands to control a Myo humanoid robot. The robot follows the operator’s actions, including hand and head movements.

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