feb 2, 1963 - The First Robotic Arm
The rancho arm was made and designed at the Rancho Los amigos hospital as a tool for the handicapped. The 6 joints allowed it to mimic the gestures of a real human arm. Furthermore it holds the place of being the 1st robotic arms to be controlled by a computer.
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History of Computing
1930's - 2000's