August 23, 2012

Sandia Hand Aids Bomb Squad

Sandia National Laboratories has produced a robotic hand to assist in bomb disposal. Funded by DARPA, the Sandia Hand is remote-controlled. The hand can grip, move like its human counterpart and repair itself. Because it is modular, different types of fingers can easily be attached, yet it can continue to function without one of its fingers. The robohand has 12ยบ of freedom and comes at a price of $10,000, well worth it when you think of the humans it can protect.

Via SNL

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at August 23, 2012 11:09 AM
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