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BioRob2014, notification of paper acceptance

Title: ModGrasp: an Open-Source Rapid-Prototyping Framework for Designing Low-Cost Sensorised Modular Hands. Author(s): Filippo Sanfilippo*, Houxiang Zhang, Kristin Y. Pettersen, Gionata Salvietti, Domenico Prattichizzo

Dear Mr. Filippo Sanfilippo, we are pleased to inform you that the contribution referenced above, for which you are listed as the corresponding author, has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 5th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob2014), August 12-15,2014, São Paulo, Brazil. In addition, the paper has been selected for best paper competition.

Here a funny picture that expresses my reaction today :) I gratefully acknowledge the contribution of all the other authors and colleagues.

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VIDEO: craziest thing to do: jumping from an aircraft with a parachute and skydiving alone!

One of the craziest thing to do: skydiving! It is an exhilarating sport that involves jumping from an aircraft and free falling/parachuting back to earth. Even crazier is to jump alone for the first time! In the photo above, my girlfriend, Rūta, is jumping for the first time, alone.

Another sunset, Ålesund, Norway

Another amazing sunset here in Ålesund. Enjoy the photos below.

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