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Dyson’s Airblade Tap – the First Faucet-Dryer

Dyson’s Airblade Tap – the First Faucet-Dryer

Airblade Tap – wash Airblade Tap – dry British company Dyson, well known for its vacuum cleaning technology, has been expanding its focus into other related areas including fans and hand dryers. Earlier today the company introduced a unique first ...

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Robotic Hands Modeled on Real Joints

Robotic Hands Modeled on Real Joints

Researchers at Columbia University in New York City are working on new robotic hands modeled after real human hands. Instead of allowing full freedom of each joint, the new robotic controller attempts to build in the same type of interdependence ...

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Robotic Hand Operated By Compressed Air

Robotic Hand Operated By Compressed Air

Scientists at the Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) at the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech have developed a robotic hand that can firmly hold objects as heavy as a can of food or as delicate as a raw egg, ...

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Microscopic ‘Hands’

Microscopic ‘Hands’

Professor Chang-Jin Kim of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has recently invented a microscopic “hand”. Thanks to its tiny 1-millimeter size, the microhand is capable of handling microscopic objects, making it a potentially invaluable tool ...

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Festo’s Bionic Arm

Festo’s Bionic Arm

Festo, a German-based company, has developed a novel mechanical arm, using advanced techniques in automated movement. Their “Airic’s Arm” was created after a close study of the “design principles of nature”, and the scientists believe the achieved model comes as ...

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A New Robotic Hand

A New Robotic Hand

An English company named “Shadow Robot” created a robotic imitation of a human hand, the closest one ever to the real thing. The “Shadow Hand” provides 24 different movements, which allow almost identical functionality capabilities as the real flesh and ...

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