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We've been working on the challenge of robot dexterity for over 20 years

Our Dexterous Hand is the most advanced robot hand available, with options to meet a broad range of requirements and budgets

We have a long history of working with academic institutions and industry to accelerate research and drive innovation

Every robot is built to order and tailored to meet your needs

Our team is available at every stage of the process to offer consultancy and support, ensuring the success of your project


Get in touch to discuss your project. Let’s work together to make it a reality.


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Dexterous Hand Series

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Teleoperation System

We've worked with some of the best organisations in the world
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ICRA 2024: Groundbreaking return to Yokohama

As we prepare to attend and exhibit at ICRA 2024 in Yokohama, we caught up with Matthew Godden, Senior Robotics Design Engineer. He has been at Shadow for just over 25 years, initially as his year out in industry and then after he graduated in 2000 with a degree in robotics and electronic engineering. He has designed all manner of robot body parts – in his words “anything that moves!” – and is also involved in developing the company’s product strategy.

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Getting Data from Humans to Robots

Humans excel at manual tasks, and that ideally, robots should surpass us in these functions. At times, we have the advantage due to our superior dexterity, while in other instances, we can perform tasks that robots should, in theory, be capable of.
As we advance robotics our goal is to effectively transfer our human skills to robots.

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How Does a Robotic Manipulator Work?

A robotic manipulator — or robotic arm — is an electronically controlled component with several segments to allow movement. Here’s a closer look at how they function and why people design them in particular ways.

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