Source: IEEE Spectrum / by Evan Ackerman These robotic fingers can turn friction on and off to make it easier to manipulate objects with one hand And yet, robots are learning to do such things. For example, OpenAI recently taught a five-fingered hand to manipulate a cube, which is great, if you have a lot of patience and/or computing resources, and the budget for a fancy hand and stuff. For those of us …Read More
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Source: IEEE Spectrum / by Evan Ackerman Dex-Net 4.0 enables “ambidextrous” robots to choose the best gripper for the job.
In this series, members of the PICK-PLACE consortium are portrayed. After TOFAŞ, ULMA Handling Systems and Mondragon Assembly, it’s the turn of technical coordinator IK4-TEKNIKER. Loreto Susperregi, Robotics Research coordinator, answers the interview. What is IK4-TEKNIKER? IK4-TEKNIKER is a technological center legally constituted as a private not-for-profit Foundation that aims at the development and transfer of technology to improve the competitiveness of industry. IK4-TEKNIKER was founded in 1981 and currently has more than 270 researchers …Read More