Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Technology Robot lends a literal helping hand Researchers focus on collaborative assistance A high-speed camera helps the robotic hand to keep the board level.
SHOJI YANO, Nikkei staff writer January 25, 2017 06:00 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- University of Tokyo researchers have developed a robotic hand that can coordinate movements with a person to carry objects like boards that an individual would have difficulty with alone.
Using a high-speed camera, the system adjusts the robotic hand to keep the load level during transport, acting as if following the human partner's arm movements.
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