CMU Robot Tackles An Important Task

English: a Oreo cookie broken in half with a s...

Meet HERB (Home Exploring Robotic Butler) who was developed at Carnegie Mellon’s Personal Robotics Lab.

HERB has finally tackled an important and difficult problem – how to separate an Oreo Cookie.

Thanks to Chris Briem @ NullSpace for sharing this video.


Lindsay has been writing about Pittsburgh since 2005. She likes pretzels from the Pretzel Shop on Carson St., used book stores, her rollerblades and she hopes to learn to skateboard someday soon.