Category: Robotics

Snake-inspired robot uses kirigami to move

Researchers developed a soft robot inspired by snakeskin that crawls without any rigid components. The soft robotic scales are made using kirigami — an ancient Japanese paper craft that relies on cuts, rather than origami folds, to change the properties of a material. As the robot stretches, the flat kirigami surface is transformed into a 3-D-textured surface, which grips the ground just like snakeskin.

Read More

The Robots Will See You Now

For more than a decade biomimetic technology has put robots alongside animals to better understand the motives and impulses of animal behavior: understanding social behaviors such as leadership, fear, challenge and even ‘courtship’.

Read More
Loading

Latest Magazine

Get the Magazine At:

Stay Updated

* indicates required

Categories

Top rated products