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Thanks to the great technology at NASA, we finally have a person with tons of brains to predict the winner. And by person, I meant robot. That’s right, the robot used in the Johnson Space Center in Houston is going on a break to come talk to Howie Long about the Super Bowl. The humanoid robot, Robonaut 2, will voice his opinion on the matchup between Pittsburgh and Green Bay. Honestly, that sounds pretty funny and as it’s going to do exactly what it was meant to…..get me to watch
The amazingly dexterity of the jointed arms and hands enables R2 to use exactly the same tools as the astronauts and thereby eliminates the need for constructing specialized tools for the robots –saving valuable time, money and weight.
The robot is loaded with advanced technology including an optimized overlapping dual arm dexterous workspace, series elastic joint technology, extended finger and thumb travel, miniaturized 6-axis load cells, redundant force sensing, ultra-high speed joint controllers, extreme neck travel, and high resolution camera and IR systems.