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  • Ocado is developing robot hands that won’t bruise bananas

    Ocado is developing robot hands that won’t bruise bananas

    The UK’s online supermarket, Ocado Ltd, has plans to test a new robotic arm for picking and packing groceries in some of its warehouses the company announced today. A grasping robot arm dexterous enough not to bruise bananas, crack eggs or fumble when it picks up a sack of citrus could allow e-groceries like Ocado to process a high volume of orders rapidly, without exhausting human… Read More

  • Robotic Device Helps Paralyzed Stroke Victims Regain Dexterity

    It’s always good to see robotics applied to real-life problems. This time, we can show you the brain child of a team of researchers at Japan’s Kinki University (that’s really the name): a robotic rehabilitation device that helps paralyzed stroke victims regain dexterity. Not too surprisingly, the device is attached to the fingers of the patient in question. Read More