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Improving Robot Dexterity – MIT News

MIT engineers have devised a way to give more dexterity to simple robotic grippers using the environment as a helping hand. Their model predicts the force with which a robotic gripper must push against surrounding fixtures in order to adjust its grasp. (Learn more about the system: http://mitne.ws/1ONlwzt)

Video produced and edited by Melanie Gonick/MIT
Robotic footage and additional editing courtesy of Nikhil Chavan-Dafle and Alberto Rodriguez

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