Panasonic and IRT Research Institute create dishwashing robot

Panasonic and Japan’s IRT Research Institute are working on an efficient dishwashing robot they call KAR (Kitchen Assistant Robot). The robot arm has 18 different sensors in its hand. These sensors help the robot to determine the shape and size of the dishes, and to pick a single object from a stack of dishes. The prototype has worked well till now, and the people associated with the project believe a production version could be available in about five years.

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kar dishwashing robot dai9w 5965

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kar dishwashing robot hand aUrnQ 5965

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kar dishwashing robot hand 6nieG 5965

Via: Dvice/ Robot Watch

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