Intel's Robot Arms Look With Their Eyes, Not With Their Hands

The problem with robot claws and hands is that they really don't know how hard to grip an object unless they're either pre-programmed or they test out the hardness themselves. The latter isn't a great idea if the object is, say, your arm, so Intel's invented a process to scan the object beforehand with sensors to… » 9/17/07 4:00pm 9/17/07 4:00pm