Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9) has announced that Dextrous Robotics Inc. has been awarded a $999,746 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant is for a project titled “Automated Perception for Manipulating Small and Large Objects in Confined Spaces with Robotic Chopsticks”.

Dextrous Robotics, a company specializing in advanced robotics, aims to advance the logistics industry with its innovative project. The grant will allow them to develop technologies that enable robotic chopsticks to manipulate both small and large objects in confined spaces.

The company, which recently relocated to a new location in Midtown in April, is excited to receive this prestigious grant. Congressman Cohen congratulates Dextrous Robotics and its employees for the recognition of their excellence.

Advanced robotics has great potential to revolutionize various industries, especially logistics. The ability to automate perception and manipulation tasks can greatly improve efficiency and productivity in handling objects in limited spaces.

Dextrous Robotics’ project focuses on the development of algorithms and advanced technologies to allow robots to perceive and interact with different objects using their robotic chopsticks. This will involve complex motion planning, object recognition, and manipulation strategies.

The National Science Foundation, as a federally funded agency, recognizes the importance of investing in robotics research and development. With this grant, Dextrous Robotics will have the necessary resources to push the boundaries of robotic manipulation technology and contribute to the advancement of logistics operations.

By automating perception and manipulation tasks, companies can streamline their operations, reduce costs, and improve safety. Dextrous Robotics’ project has the potential to have a significant impact on various industries such as storage, manufacturing, and healthcare.

Overall, this grant from the National Science Foundation is an exciting opportunity for Dextrous Robotics to advance their research and development efforts in the field of advanced robotics. It highlights the importance of automation and its potential to transform various industries.

– National Science Foundation
– Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9)