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Robot Hand Could Disable IEDs

Robot Hand Could Disable IEDs | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Researchers are showing off a robotic hand that they say is dexterous enough to disarm an improvised explosive device.
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Cardboard Robot: open smart phone camera crane & robotic arm

Open Source. Huge (span of nearly 6 feet) computer-controlled robot arm/camera crane. Clean up your room or take cool videos.
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Cardboard Robots Are Coming | Robot Launch Pad

Cardboard Robots Are Coming | Robot Launch Pad | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

There have been other cardboard robots, even robot arms but this one is the first to combine functionality with affordability. Ihara reached his relatively modest Kickstarter goal of $10,000 with days to spare.

 

The potential of cardboard (or polyprolene) as a construction material needs more exploration!

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Redwood Robotics Brings Big Names to Next Gen Robot Arms - IEEE Spectrum

Redwood Robotics Brings Big Names to Next Gen Robot Arms - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
A joint venture between Meka Robotics, Willow Garage, and SRI International wants to create a robot arm that does for robotics what the Apple II did for computers (RT @IEEESpectrum: Redwood Robotics Brings Big Names to Next Gen Robot Arms: A joint...
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