Armed but not yet ready

Japanese university scientists are working on a camera that can capture hand movements and translate them into identical motions on a robotic arm. The idea is that this could become a fully gesture-based input system, which might benefit a number of people with dexterity disabilities who have problems using the keyboard and/or mouse. Let’s just hope the system will be flexible enough to take into account that not everyone has superb fine motor control…

Engadget: Robotic copycat arm promises to taunt you with ease

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