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September 28, 2010 / Martijn

Robotic arm’s big flaw: Patients in wheelchairs say it’s ‘too easy’

One touch directs a robotic arm to grab objects in a new computer program designed to give people in wheelchairs more independence. University of Central Florida researchers thought the ease of the using the program’s automatic mode would be a huge hit. But they were wrong — many participants in a pilot study didn’t like it because it was “too easy.”

via Robotic arm’s big flaw: Patients in wheelchairs say it’s ‘too easy’.

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