Thursday, August 04, 2005

Hign Speed Hand to Catch Balls

Researchers at University of Tokyo Ishikawa Namiki Laboratory have developed a high speed robot hand capable of catching fly balls.

The hand has three fingers and a 32 by 48 array of sensors in the 'palm' to detect the incoming balls.

The flexible fingers can also grasp other shapes such as cups and hand tools.

videos here.

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