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Engineers Build Ferrari Simulator with Robot Arm

Posted 9 Aug 2010 at 15:40 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

Engineers at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Germany built a Ferrari F1 simulator using an industrial robot arm. The driver sits in a simulated cockpit attached to the end of the arm and lets the driver feel what it's like to take the turns and feel the G's. The stated purpose is to study how humans respond to movement, but we all know the motivation goes far beyond that!

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