Amazon’s Bezos says robotic hands will be ready for commercial use in next 10 years

By |June 7th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans, a development that could lead to the automation of warehouse jobs around the world. Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Inc’s chief executive and [...]

Shared control allows a robot to use two hands working together to complete tasks

By |June 2nd, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Diagram illustrating the experimental design for bimanual robot manipulation. A “bimanual action vocabulary” for robots was developed from an extensive analysis of human bimanual hand and arm motions (top panel labelled “formative study”). A robot programmed with a neural network and a bimanual action vocabulary was linked to a volunteer who attempted to control [...]

Sensor-Laden Glove Helps Robotic Hands ‘Feel’

By |May 30th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Assessment: How Could You Live Better With Multiple Sclerosis? By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Holding an egg is a lot different from holding an apple or a tomato, and humans are naturally able to adjust their grip to avoid crushing or dropping each object. Artificial [...]

Brother Rice robotics students design and build functioning prosthetic hands for Cambodian teen

By |April 20th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Brother Rice High School in Mount Greenwood prides itself on promoting STEM and service in its classrooms.When those two missions intersected this school year, students were afforded the rare opportunity to change a young girl’s life.From August to March, robotics team members Liam Coughlin and Matteo Valencia spent countless hours putting their engineering know-how [...]