March 17, 2011

LockCracker Opens Master Locks

Students at the Olin College of engineering came up with a robot that can pick a lock. Designed to break Master Locks, the user puts in as much of the combination as it can (or none of it) and LockCracker does the rest. It also displays the number, further humiliating the human. Built as a class project, Team JARJ has no future plans for the bot but we can see them creating something that can open locked cars or find safe combinations.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 17, 2011 10:58 AM
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