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May 12, 2010 AT 12:33 am

Doors Opening for Robots at Georgia Tech

Remember back in the day, when your contingency plan for the robot uprising was to hide in the closet under the stairs and close the door? Well… you’re gonna need a plan B. Erico Guizzo of IEEE Spectrum writes:

To be useful in human environments, robots must be able to do things that people do on a daily basis — things like opening doors, drawers, and cabinets. We perform those actions effortlessly, but getting a robot to do the same is another story. Now Georgia Tech researchers have come up with a promising approach.


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1 Comment

  1. Is it just me, or does that look like an early version of Johnny #5?

    http://artaban7.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/robot-johnny5.jpg

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