Saturday, November 27, 2010

Bionic Animals Show Nature Knows Best

Bionischer Handling-Assistent

Festo - Bionic Handling Assistant - Animation

"The Bionic Handling Assistant is a light, free-moving “third hand” system. Thanks to its structural compliance, direct contact between humans and machines humans and machine is now no longer a danger..."

Festo - Bionic Learning Network 2009

Bionic projects in the technical automation

Bionic Animals Show Nature Knows Best
Article by Melissa Breyer
"In news that gives a novel spin to the term “factory farming,” automation company Festo is launching a new concept: a robotic elephant trunk known as the Bionic Handling Assistant..."
..But bionic animals for industry? Are we going too far? Do you think it’s cool or creepy?
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