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Robotic Camera Mimics Human Eye Movements

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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Is human motion the best motion
Rob Spiegel   9/17/2012 2:00:46 PM
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Good points, Scott. A lot of the value would have to be in the processing of the collected data. The details you point out include processing that goes on in our brains. 

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plasticmaster   2/13/2013 12:44:48 AM
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We've got to start somewhere. Using the building blocks we have currently at our disposal provide us with the information we need to proceed to the next logical step. We did it with airplanes (studying birds and bird flight). Vision, using amplified piezoelectric actuators is a fantastic step forward in developing the next stage of robotics whether microscopically or in a much larger sense.

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Rob Spiegel   4/10/2013 5:24:57 PM
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I agree plasticmaster. Watching nature will likely provide much of the new developments in robotics. My dad, who worked in aerospace, said you can see the dynamics of flight just by putting your hand outside the window when you're in a fast-moving car. That says it all. 

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