Thursday, November 29, 2007

Robot designed to help elderly, disabled people

Twendy-One, a robot designed to help the elderly and disabled people around the house, demonstrates its ability to hold delicate objects by manipulating a drinking straw in its fingers at Waseda University in Tokyo Nov. 27, 2007. Twendy-one was designed by robotics researchers at Waseda University to have human-sized four-fingered hands cabable of picking up and holding delicate objects without crushing them.


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