Britain’s longest-running robot company building next-generation robot hands and systems. Shadow is best known for its Dexterous Hand, the world’s most advanced robot hand, offering a similar degree of freedom to the human hand.
The company is also a pioneer in the fast-developing fields of teleoperation and telepresence with their Tactile Telerobot, where the Shadow Hand is combined with sensors and controlled via a haptic glove for touch feedback. Shadow’s technology is designed for researchers and to help humans in difficult or dangerous jobs – such as nuclear decommissioning, pharma labs, and remote maintenance tasks.
Teleoperation, remote robots, telepresence
Shadow Finger Test Unit from Shadow Robot Company Ltd.
C6M Smart Motor Hand from Shadow Robot Company Ltd.
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