In this paper, an interactive robotic anthropomorphic hand system is presented, which was developed as an important tool for the educational outreach activities. The robotic anthropomorphic hand incorporates 15 degrees of freedom, providing sufficient mobility in the demonstration of various postures. To increase the attractiveness of the robotic hand, pneumatic muscle actuators are used to drive the robotic hand motion through artificial tendons. The interaction of the robotic hand with a human is enabled with a control device, which allows the human operator to control the hand motion in a natural way. The robotic hand system has been successfully demonstrated in a recent engineering education outreach event, in which over 100 children at all ages operated the robotic hand through the control device.

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