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Festo's Robotic ExoHand Provides Strength & Endurance

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Robotics Exohand
apresher   5/10/2012 11:21:36 AM
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Impressive technology. It's amazing how complex the assembly is and also how it integrates eight pneumatic actuators plus sensing technology.  Would be interested to know how this technology is being deployed.

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Iron Man?
naperlou   5/10/2012 9:49:44 AM
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Ann, this sounds like the begining of an Iron Man.  Actually it is very cool.  I was also struck by the number of research projects you mention at the end of the article that are based on the gripping approach of natural systems.  This is an interesting field of research, as is haptics itself.

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