D.I.Y. Haptic Gloves
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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows a system of vibrations help those with hand and upper extremity disabilities practice fine motor skills. Small vibration motors are connected to biking gloves and are controlled through a computer interface. COMMENTS: For those who have issues with small, fine motor movements, the vibrations can help assist a user in creating muscle memory of the functional movements. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic engineering. AUTHOR: David Schneider. TITLE: DIY glove-based tutor indicates muscle-memory potential. REF: Phys.org; http://phys.org/news/2014-08-diy-glove-based-muscle-memory-potential.html.