Giving Robots a Sense of Touch

News   Jun 22, 2017 | Original story from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
Giving Robots a Sense of Touch

A GelSight sensor attached to a robot’s gripper enables the robot to determine precisely where it has grasped a small screwdriver, removing it from and inserting it back into a slot, even when the gripper screens the screwdriver from the robot’s camera. Photo: Robot Locomotion Group at MIT

 
 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

UVA Health Enlists Robotic Help to Enhance Blood Testing

News

The system has revolutionized how it tests patient blood samples, automating its primary testing facility with high-tech robots that are getting doctors the results they need quickly and efficiently – and allowing UVA to offer a wider range of blood tests, to boot.

READ MORE

New England Biolabs, TTP Collaborate to Provide Services for Molecular Diagnostics

News

New England Biolabs and TTP plc combine to offer product development services to molecular diagnostic technology developers.

READ MORE

BioTek Instruments Named ‘Vermont Business Growth Award’ Winner

News

BioTek Instruments will receive a 2017 Vermont Business Growth Award due to its 28.3% growth over the past five years.

READ MORE

 

Comments | 0 ADD COMMENT

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE