U.K.: Dexterous Robot Hank Has a Light Touch but a Firm Grip

A newly developed dexterous robot, which is equipped with flexible robotic fingers, could prove invaluable to both warehouses and agriculture, Verdict in the U.K. reports.


Developed by Cambridge Consultants, the robot, which is named Hank, has a novel sensory system that gives it the ability hold and grip fragile and irregularly shaped objects in a manner similar to the human hand.

It has potential in agriculture, where the handling of produce requires a sophisticated but gentle grip.

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