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Offline robot321Topic starter

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DARPA's Artificial Arm Comes With VR Training
« on: April 27, 2007, 07:33:10 AM »
http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/04/27/012235

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"The first prototype of an artificial limb commissioned by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency can reportedly be controlled naturally, provide sensory feedback and allows for eight degrees of freedom way beyond the current state of the art for prosthetic limbs. Oh yeah, it also has its own VR environment to learn how to use it."

http://www.scienceblog.com/cms/first-darpa-prosthetic-limb-comes-virtual-reality-training-13102.html

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Re: DARPA's Artificial Arm Comes With VR Training
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2007, 07:45:18 AM »
http://robonaut.jsc.nasa.gov/gallery.htm
Here is another really cool robotic arm configuration. I have seen robonaut pick up boxes, wrenches, put a hook through a metal eye and then remove the hook etc...
Robots for Roboticists Blog - http://robotsforroboticists.com/

 


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