DARPA Robots Now Use Tools

DARPA, the technological arm of the Pentagon, has developed a robotic arm that can perform precise actions using tools, a huge leap forward in the evolution of robotics, but one that comes with potentially destructive implications.

Extremetech reports that, unlike many other robotics developers out there, DARPA has developed a cheap robotic hand, for under $3000, that can “almost match human performance in dexterous activities, like changing a tire.”

The report warns that the development …

via The Cuckoo’s Nest http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/forumotion/yrGQ/~3/UmJwTrqGsuU/t1597-darpa-robots-now-use-tools

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