Lightning-fast robo-hands

Robotics

This video, of high-speed actuation of robot fingers and tracking cameras (developed by researchers from the Ishikawa Komuro Lab at the University of Tokyo), gets the big Keanu Reeves “Whoa” Award. [via Boing Boing]

Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory

12 thoughts on “Lightning-fast robo-hands

    1. Anonymous says:

      this one had a better title, i didn’t see it the first time.

  1. Túlio Fernandes says:

    I for one welcome our Robots overlords.
    (Also, Skynet, anyone?)

  2. jewelzc4 says:

    cannot wait to see the implications in robot design

  3. Gareth Branwyn says:

    Oops. I was in the hospital when that was posted. Forgot to do a search.

  4. Travis says:

    There has been an interesting comments thread over on Hizook, the site that uploaded the video:

    http://www.hizook.com/blog/2009/08/03/high-speed-robot-hand-demonstrates-dexterity-and-skillful-manipulation

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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