NASA-inspired robotic skins turn soft objects into robots

When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. But new “robotic skins” technology developed by Yale University researchers flips that notion on its head, allowing users to animate the inanimate and turn everyday objects into robots. Developed in the lab of Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, assistant professor…

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