Model of a proposed telechiric device for repairing machines underground

Made:
1970-1980 in London
inventor:
Meredith Wooldridge Thring

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Non-working minature model of a proposed telechiric device for repairing other machines underground but being controlled from the surface, made 1970-1980, developed for the purposes of a feasibility study carried out by the National Coal Board. It was not developed further because the NCB was disbanded. This is an interesting concept of a tele-operated device for machine repair devised by a robotics authority of that time.

Details

Category:
Human Robotics
Object Number:
1997-804
type:
telechiric device
credit:
Thring, Meredith Wooldridge

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