Companies

List of companies offering underactuated grippers


  • Barrett Technology Inc.
    Barrett Technology
    73 Chapel Street
    Newton, MA, 02458
    USA
    Phone: 617-252-9000
    Fax: 617-244-9001
    contact: robot@barrett.com
    URL: http://www.barrett.com/
    Note: manufacturer of the BarrettHand.

  • Lacquey
    Molengraaffsingel 12–14
    2629 JD Delft
    The Netherlands
    Phone: +31 (0)15 7440150
    contact: http://www.lacquey.nl/contact/
    URL: http://www.lacquey.nl
    Note: specialized in products for the food industry, grippers distributed internationally by Omron


  • RightHand Robotics
    contact: http://www.righthandrobotics.com/main:contact
    URL: http://www.righthandrobotics.com
    Note: spinoff of Harvard / Yale laboratories, sells the ReFlex Hand

  • Kinova
    6110, rue Doris-Lussier
    Boisbriand, Quebec, J7H 0E8
    Canada
    Phone: 514-277-3777
    contact: info@kinovarobotics.com
    URL: http://kinovarobotics.com
    Note: both the hands of the Mico and Jaco arms are underactuated (and different), not sure if they are sold separately from the robots though.

  • Festo
    Festo has offices all over the world, see http://www.festo.com/net/startpage/ for the closest location to you
    contact: https://www.festo.com/jsl/en_corp/FORMDS/form?formid=DE_KO_CORP71
    URL: http://www.festo.com/cms/en_corp/13706.htm
    Note: sells the adaptive FinGripper finger (developed by Evologics) as part of the Multichoice Gripper as well as the FlexShapeGripper inspired by the chameleon’s tongue

  • Empire Robotics
    12 Channel St. Suite 202
    Boston, MA 02210
    United States of America
    contact: http://empirerobotics.com/contact
    URL: http://empirerobotics.com
    Note: sells the Versaball gripper

  • Soft Robotics
    Boston
    United States of America
    contact: http://softroboticsinc.com/contact/
    URL: http://softroboticsinc.com/
    Note: rubber-like adaptive gripper

  • Exiii
    118, Room, Fuji soft Bld. 12F, 3, Kandaneribeicho, Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo, 101-0022
    Japan
    contact: http://exiii.jp/contact-eng.html
    URL: http://exiii.jp
    Note: myoelectric prosthetic hands handiii and handiii Coyote

  • Open Bionics
    T Block, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
    Bristol BS16 1QY
    United Kingdoms
    contact: http://www.openbionics.com/contact-us/
    URL: http://www.openbionics.com/
    Note: affiliated with Bristol Robotics Laboratory, 3D printed prosthetic hands

  • OpenBionics
    USA: 19 Nash st, Apt 2, New Haven, 06511, CT, United States of America
    Greece: 9 Heroon Polytechniou Str. Zografou, 15780, Attiki, Greece
    contact: http://www.openbionics.org/aboutus/
    URL: http://www.openbionics.org/
    Note: affiliated with Yale University and National Technical University of Athens, 3D printed prosthetic hands

  • Open Hand Project
    Address unavailable at the moment.
    contact: http://www.openhandproject.org/about.php#contact
    URL: http://www.openhandproject.org/index
    Note: 3D printed prosthetic hand Dextrus

  • Sake Robotics
    570 El Camino Real #150-435
    Redwood City, CA, 94063
    United States of America
    contact: http://sakerobotics.com/contact/
    URL: http://sakerobotics.com
    Note: EZGripper Dual and Quad (two and four fingers)