Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Amazing Video of High-Speed Robot Hand



Watch as the robot hand dribbles a ping-pong ball, spins a pen at high speed, throws a ball, ties knots in a string, grasps a small grain of rice with a pair of tweezers, and then tosses and catches a cellphone!

Thanks to Bob Wright.

6 Comments:

At 9/08/2009 2:50 PM, Blogger OA said...

Why would a Terminator ever be limited to just human speeds? I want to see Arnold bounce a ping pong ball that fast.

 
At 9/08/2009 3:14 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The first Terminator movie actually had Arnold walking fairly slow.

 
At 9/08/2009 4:52 PM, Blogger OA said...

That's my point. The action scenes were of necessity at human speed. Real robots are getting to be strikingly fast.

 
At 9/08/2009 7:02 PM, Blogger QT said...

Consider the medical applications:

Dr. Thomas Chau is working on many technologies including a robotic hand receiving signals from muscle tissue.

Arnold's terminator days are likely in the past.

 
At 9/09/2009 4:32 PM, Blogger Matt said...

Super cool. Don't let the UAW see it.

 
At 9/09/2009 7:21 PM, Blogger moneybagzz said...

Looks like Skynet to me

 

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