Home Robots Stanford’s Vine Like Growing Robot

Stanford’s Vine Like Growing Robot

33
0
⚡ Awesome gift ideas for Avengers fans

Here is a new robot that grows like a vine, across distances without moving its whole body. Stanford researchers developed the robot with a tube of soft material folded inside itself. The body extends from one end but doesn’t move fully. Here is why this approach matters:

More gadgets like this: here

The body can be stuck to the environment or jammed between rocks, but that doesn’t stop the robot because the tip can continue to progress as new material is added to the end

explained Elliot Hawkes. The current prototype is powered with pneumatic air pressure. Future version may grow with liquid.

[HT]

*Our articles may contain aff links. Please read our disclaimer on how we fund this site.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here