A Cheap and Lightweight Control Glove

The AcceleGlove captures your hand signals to control robots, translate sign language, or play video games.

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AnthroTronix originally set out to make a glove capable of translating sign language. But in order to fund that niche application, they turned to the U.S. military, who was interested in new ways to control robots in the field. As decreasing size and price of accelerometers has allowed the company to make a glove much lighter and more flexible than traditional wired gloves.

Additional footage by Sally Adee; additional photos from Flickr users Tim.Deering, JulianBleecker, oskay, and kev/null.