handrest


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a support for the hand

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William Provancher, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering said: "We've invented a new device - the Active Handrest - that's useful for aiding people in performing precision tasks with their hands such as surgery, painting, electronics repair or other tasks that require precise control of the fingertips.
A person using the handrest places their wrist on a support that can slide horizontally in any direction.
The Active Handrest allows a person to keep their hand steady while it senses the position of a hand-grasped tool or the force exerted by the hand or both.
The existing prototype of the Active Handrest lets a user move their hand precisely within a workspace of about 10 by 10 inches, re-centering the hand as the arm moves to reach a larger area.
Using the Active Handrest also means "less fatigue, and if you have fatigue, you are going to have tremor associated with that," meaning less precision.
Features not present in the keyboard, compared to the SteelSeries 7G, are the audio ports for headphone-in and microphone-out, the two USB ports as well as the removable plastic handrest.
Tenders are invited for Plastic Moulded Chairs With Handrest.
Appropriate and safe use of adaptive devices such as an overhead trapeze, handrests, canes, walkers, tub, shower and toilet handrails, or raised toilet set can greatly improve functional independence and quality of life.