[Discuss] Squishbot

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Thu Dec 1 16:53:47 PST 2011


It's so creepy and awesome.

On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> An interesting (and potentially make-able with easily obtained materials)
> robotic platform has been demonstrated by some folks at Harvard that uses
> pneumatic actuators formed into somewhat noodley appendages. Videos of the
> test robot have been circulating online for a few days-
> http://lightyears.blogs.cnn.com/2011/11/29/new-rubbery-robots-no-threat-to-r2-d2/?hpt=hp_c2
>
> Here is a link to the paper that explains how they made it and how it
> works: gmwgroup.harvard.edu/pubs/pdf/1135.pdf.  It looks like something
> fun to experiment with!
>
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