RAPHaEL robotic hand Print
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009 12:36



RAPHaEL robotic hand


"As far as robot dexterity goes, RAPHaEL may just have the upper hand.

The air-powered machine, created by undergraduate students at Virginia Tech's Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory, can gently grasp a raw egg as successfully as the machine holds a heavy can of food—and is flexible enough for sign language.