Added Apr 9, 2012 | Rate View top rated
The human hand can pick up, move, and place objects easily, but for a robot, this gripping mechanism is a challenge. Researchers from Cornell, the University of Chicago, and iRobot Corp. have created a versatile gripper using ground coffee and a latex party balloon. Cornell graduate student John Amend and Mechanical Engineering professor Hod Lipson demonstrate the gripper prototype.
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