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DARPA shows off cheap, adaptable, resilient robot hand | ExtremeTech

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01 May 2013



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robot-hand-baseball-bat-640x353After more than three years of development, it seems DARPA’s ARM program is finally coming to fruition. The ARM (Autonomous Robotic Manipulation) program was created in 2010 with the purpose of creating robust, low-cost, multi-fingered, and dexterous robotic arms to replace current robot arms, which generally take the form of clunky claws that crush everything in their path.

 

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