Novel training machine created by Katherine Kuchenbecker highlighted in NewScientist.com "Wire robot yanks your golf game into shape"

Wire robot yanks your golf game into shape

By: Paul Marks | Posted 15 August 2011

In the hole? (Image: Folio Images/Plainpicture)IS YOUR golf game lacking a finishing touch? Driving your balls straight down the fairway but struggling when it comes to the finer art of putting? Never fear: a robotic aid made from wires could pull your game into shape.

The novel training machine has been created by Katherine Kuchenbecker at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and colleagues, who specialise in haptics - the technology of tactile feedback.

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