“Google canceled the introduction of a robot arm ‘




Google had been planning to sell a robotic arm. This did not take place because the arm was not known toothbrush test. The test should indicate whether a product is practical enough to be used daily.

Google has decided in 2015 not to introduce to the market the robot arm, because the arm would have failed the test toothbrush, writes Bloomberg. The technology company has invented the toothbrush test to determine whether products are worth to sell. According to the test, a product must be used once or twice a day and make the user’s life better.

According to Bloomberg, Google is developing the robotic arms to be able to immerse themselves in machine learning. The robotic arms can share their findings with other arms over the internet, so other poor do not need to unlearn all the features of the land. There were plans by the developers of the poor to sell to ‘manufacturers, owners of warehouses and others, “the news agency writes. The developers hoped to gain market share by selling the robot arms for a relatively low price.

Google robot arm

Google has an extensive blog post on Monday posted , addressing the offer capabilities of the robot arms, such as help for the elderly, assisting in offices and hospitals, and perform tasks that people are dangerous or unpleasant.

There have been about fifty robot arms, said a source told Bloomberg. The arms could lift a weight of about five kilos. They are designed by Meka Robotics, which is housed under X, the semi-secret research lab Google.

Google has several start-ups in the field of robotics in 2013 acquired as Meka Robotics and Boston Dynamics. The company seemed to have big plans, but nothing much came of it. Earlier this year there appeared rumors that the company Boston Dynamics wants to sell, because there was no indication that the robotics company in the short term would be profitable. To date, Boston Dynamics is still under the wings of Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google.


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