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A Flexible Three Fingered Robotic Hand

Abstract This paper addresses the design and implementation aspects of a flexible Three-Fingered Robotic Hand. The goal of designing 3-fingered robotic hand is to have minimal computation control approach for grasping and releasing an object ...

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Power Supply for Robots Part 1

MOST ROBOTS USE electric power. The two main sources of untethered electric power for mobile robotics are batteries and photovoltaic cells. In a few years fuel cells will become a third electric power source for robotics. Photovoltaic Cells</h ...

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Beginning of Robotics

History of Robotics Some historians believe the origin of ROBOTICS can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. It was around 270 BC when Ctesibus (a Greek engineer) made organs and water clocks with movable figures. Other historians believe rob ...

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Biotechnology

&quot;Biotechnology means any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use.&quot; Application of indigenous and/or scientific ...

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Plasmonics

Introduction The development of chip-scale electronics and photonics has led to remarkable data processing and transport capabilities that permeate almost every facet of our lives. Plasmonics is an exciting new device technology that has rece ...

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First Look at Robotics

Introduction If you think robots are mainly the stuff of space movies, think again. Right now, all over the world, robots are on the move. They're painting cars at Ford plants, assembling Milano cookies for Pepperidge Farms, walking into live ...

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Holographic Memory

Introduction Although conventional storage methods adapt to the growing needs of computer systems, they are reaching their fundamental limits. Often improvements made to these storage methods decrease access times or reduce the size of stored ...

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Automotive Telematics

Introduction Telematics is the combination of communication and information technology that moves information to and from mobile vehicles, as well as provides remote monitoring and even control of the vehicle. It is a French word, which was u ...

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Chemical & Hazardous Material Handling Robotics

Among the many justifications for using robotics, the most important is to shield people from working in dangerous environments and from handling hazardous materials. From dealing with chemicals that are explosive to handling radioactive substances, ro ...

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Nanotechnology

In the next 50 years, machines will get increasingly smaller -- so small that thousands of these tiny machines would fit into the period at the end of this sentence. Within a few decades, we will use these nanomachines to manufacture consumer goods at ...

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