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.

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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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