• Short Summary

    A "ROBOT ARM" WHICH WORKS WITH SUCH ACCURACY THAT IT CAN PICK UP AN OBJECT, MOVE IT ANYWHERE WITHIN A RADIUS OF 7FT 6INS (2.2 METRES) AND POSITION IT WITHIN 0.05IN OF A PREDETERMINED POINT, HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED IN HANOVER, WEST GERMANY, BY A BRITISH COMPANY.

  • Description

    A "ROBOT ARM" WHICH WORKS WITH SUCH ACCURACY THAT IT CAN PICK UP AN OBJECT, MOVE IT ANYWHERE WITHIN A RADIUS OF 7FT 6INS (2.2 METRES) AND POSITION IT WITHIN 0.05IN OF A PREDETERMINED POINT, HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED IN HANOVER, WEST GERMANY, BY A BRITISH COMPANY.

    THE "ROBOT", CALLED THE "UNIMATE" IS BEING PRODUCED BY GKN. THE FIRM DESCRIBES IT AS "A PORTABLE, ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC MANIPULATIVE DEVICE WITH A BUILT-IN SOLID-STATE MEMORY."
    THE "ULTIMATE" HAS A VARIETY OF "FINGERS" WHICH CAN BE ATTACHED TO THE ARM, ENABLING IT TO PERFORM A WIDE NUMBER OF DIFFERENT TASKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA284JTMBNCMQPOLW86XSA0B92X
    Media URN:
    VLVA284JTMBNCMQPOLW86XSA0B92X
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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