Siggraph Asia 2009

Virtual Reality Environment Assisting Recovery from Stroke. Presentation.
Yokohama, Japan. December 19, 2009

Demonstration of the Virtual Reality Environment Assisting Recovery from Stroke project presented the pre-clinical phase of MARS 2 research that used a pneumatic glove, head and arm tracking, and a head-mounted display to assist hand rehabilitation for stroke patients. The lecture outlined the research goals of this ongoing project and an interactive networked real-time demonstration highlighted the recent state of research.

SIGGRAPH ASIA (short for Special Interest Group on GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques) is the top peer reviewed conference, exhibition and presentation venue in computer graphics, digital art and interactive techniques in Asia.

Demonstration of the ongoing state of the MARS 2 research project at the SIGGRAPH Asia in Yokohama Convention Center. The PneuGlove connected to an air compressor is used for training grasp-and-release movements with virtual objects in a virtual reality environment.