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Festo may've already stirred up plenty of attention with its mesmerizing AirPenguin blimp, but let's not forget its other weapon -- fluidic muscles (elastomer tubes that contract when filled with fluid). At The Gadget Show Live in the UK, this German company was also showing off its AirMotion Ride

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April 9, 2010 at 1:37PM
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Apparently looking to show off the dexterity of its \"Airic's_arm,\" automation firm Festo recently put together a slick promotional video that appears to show the robot arm writing \"HELLO\" on a touchscreen monitor. It seems that the arm may have had ideas of its own, however, as the writing appears

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Yeah, we've seen some pretty fancy robotic arm work already this year, but Festo is out to show 'em all up with its fluidic muscle-packin' Airic's_arm. This robotic prosthesis sports a \"bone structure\" which mimics that found on a real live human, and can be moved via the 30 \"muscles\" built within.

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