Flexible Robotic Hands

June 26, 2014 by KG

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron Dollar, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Yale, has invented a robot with a soft touch. His plastic hand is deft enough to grasp a wide variety of objects without damaging them. What’s more, it’s cheaper and requires less processing power than the metal hands typically used in robots.

Read or watch more.

Advertisements