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New robotic hand types like its human counterpart


March 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Engineers in US have developed a robotic hand that is capable of performing human tasks such as opening doors and typing.The researchers have been trying to create robots ... Read more...

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‘Universal’ robotic hand runs on coffee and party balloons!


October 26th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Researchers from Cornell University, University of Chicago and iRobot have created a versatile robotic gripper using ground coffee and a latex party balloon.They call it a universal ... Read more...

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Smart robots on display in Spain


July 1st, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Zaragoza (Spain), July 1 (IANS/EFE) Robots with the ability to dance like Michael Jackson, defuse bomb and perform household works were displayed at a technology conference in this Spanish city. Some 300 ... Read more...

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New robotic devices to give stroke patients a helping hand, leg up


June 19th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Strokes can leave people with long-lasting disability, which can include limited movement. Now scientists are pioneering the use of robotic devices to help them regain this function.Patients ... Read more...

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Shaking hands over the net may soon be possible!


April 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Hong Kong scientists have developed a robotic hand that allows friends and family to hold hands with there loved ones over the Internet.The cyber-hand plugs into a computer ... Read more...

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Robotic hand to allow people to hold hands over internet


April 15th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Specially-designed robotic hands would soon allow friends and family to hold hands over the internet and help them experience the sensation of touch. It plugs into a computer and ... Read more...

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Robotic hand facilitates rhythmic surgery on beating heart


December 11th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) A computerised 3D model will facilitate heart surgery in synchrony with its beats, thanks to a novel robotic hand. The robotic technology predicts the movement of each heartbeat, enabling ... Read more...

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Amputee successfully operates robotic arm via thought


December 4th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 4 (ANI): A man, who had lost an arm, has now been fitted with a robotic hand that can be controlled with thoughts.The feat achieved by a group of European ... Read more...

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British troops to use Terminator-like robotic hand to defuse bombs in Afghanistan


October 18th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 18 (ANI): British troops in Afghanistan are set to use a Terminator-like robotic hand to defuse deadly bombs, a move that is expected to reduce battlefield casualties.A revolutionary 90,000-pound ... Read more...

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Scientists develop robotic hand that ‘restores sense of touch’


September 10th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): The first robotic hand to give amputees a sense of touch has been created by Swedish scientists.When pressed against an object the 40 sensors in the Smarthand get ... Read more...

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Pizza peel inspires new robotic hand with improved dexterity


July 27th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Osaka University engineers in Japan have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration to improve dexterity among robots-a pizza parlour."An Italian chef dextrously manipulates a pizza in ... Read more...

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Pizza chefs help improve robots’ dexterity


July 25th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): A group of Japanese engineers has turned to an unlikely source of inspiration to boost robots' dexterity: a pizza parlour."An Italian chef dextrously manipulates a pizza in an ... Read more...

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Now, an ‘elegant’ robotic hand that can gently grasp a raw egg


May 6th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Undergraduate students at Virginia Tech's Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory have made a robotic hand that can gently grasp a raw egg as successfully as the machine holds ... Read more...

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New robotic hand mimics a human hand


July 27th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): European researchers have created a robotic hand that mimics the flexibility and sensitivity of a human hand, and is controlled by a neural-network-based program modelled on the ... Read more...

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