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January 31, 2024

Gaming Glove for Physical Therapy

Gaming Glove for Physical Therapy on the Futuretech Podcast. Welcome to FutureTech Podcast with your hosts Jon Irwin and The Startup Coach.
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Gaming Glove for Physical Therapy on Futuretech Podcast
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Gaming Glove for Physical Therapy
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Gaming Glove for Physical Therapy on the Futuretech Podcast. Welcome to FutureTech Podcast with your hosts Jon Irwin and The Startup Coach. We’re your guides to the world of cutting-edge technology, innovation, and business trends.

Key Take Aways

  • Wearable gaming glove developed by Anthropic for physical therapy and rehabilitation at home.
  • Uses computer vision and AI to track hand and finger motion without sensors.
  • Based on video input from a smartphone camera.
  • Turns individual exercises into competitive games to motivate progress and consistency in therapy regimes.
  • Aims to make physical therapy engagement more accessible and enjoyable outside of PT sessions.
  • Software available as an SDK for clinics and therapists to design customized gamified routines.
  • Potential applications include targeting upper limb issues like carpal tunnel or tennis elbow.
  • Provides tactile feedback and can simulate various textures for an immersive experience.
  • Available for pre-order at $350, potentially affordable for clinics.
  • Future improvements may include resistance feedback and electronic muscle stimulation for enhanced therapy.
  • Concerns about accuracy across diverse demographics and potential biases in tracking.

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