June 26, 2008

Panasonic DSM-Hand Grips Without Dropping or Breakage

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Check out Panasonic's new robotic appendage. The DSM-Hand (which stands for Differential Shaft Mechanism,) can grab objects with the use of gears rather than motors. The company hopes that they will someday be used as prosthetics. Considering all the times we have spilled drinks during some overly heavy partying, this is one prototype that we would love to invite to our next get-together.

Via Digital World Tokyo

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 26, 2008 8:04 PM
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