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DARPA ARM project launches public robot simulator and lab testing

April 17, 2011

DARPA’s Autonomous Robotic Manipulation (ARM) project to develop robot software and hardware to autonomously manipulate, grasp, and perform complicated tasks think unzip a duffle bag and rifle through the contents searching for drugs and weapons.
DARPA is now offering public access to an identical simulated robot allowing anyone the opportunity to write software for the ARM robot to complete similar grasping and manipulation challenges.

Frank Tobe
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Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.

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