Saturday, December 22, 2012

Blind Juggling Robot Keeps A Ball In The Air For Hours

It's only a matter of time before robots start running away to join the circus. This "blind" robot - it has no visual sensors - can juggle a ball flawlessly and never gets tired. Designed by Philipp Reist and Raffaello D'Andrea of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Z├╝rich, the juggler uses only mechanical sensors on its paddle to detect the ball's trajectory.

 

For the rest of the story: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/12/blind-juggling-robot-can-keep.html

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