5-Finger Exoskeleton for Assembly Training in Augmented Reality

  • Siam Charoenseang
  • Sarut Panjan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6773)


This paper proposes an augmented reality based exoskeleton for virtual object assembly training. This proposed hand exoskeleton consists of 9 DOF joints which can provide force feedback to all 5 fingers at the same time. This device has ability to simulate shape, size, and weight of the virtual objects. In this augmented reality system, user can assembly virtual objects in real workspace which is superimposed with computer graphics information. During virtual object assembly training, user can receive force feedback which is synchronized with physics simulation. Since this proposed system can provide both visual and kinesthesia senses, it will help the users to improve their assembly skills effectively.


Exoskeleton Device Augment Reality Force Feedback 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siam Charoenseang
    • 1
  • Sarut Panjan
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Field RoboticsKing Mongkut’s University of Technology ThonburiBangkokThailand

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