OctopusGripper

festo octopus robot

Grossman, David. “OctoGripper, the Octopus-Inspired Robotic Arm, Is Here.” Popular Mechanics. Twitter, 30 Mar. 2017. Web. 11 Apr. 2017.

What is it?

  • A robotic arm that takes it sign from an octopus
  • The name of this new robotic arm is called an OctoGripper, it was created by a German company named Festo.
  • It is made from a soft silicone
  • This makes it extremely flexible and manoeuvrable.

What does it do?

It is supposed to grip onto items much more stronger than a regular robotic hand would.

 

Citations

  • Molloy, Mark. “This Strange Robotic Octopus Could Soon Be Working with Humans .” The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group, 30 Mar. 2017. Web. 13 Apr. 2017.
  • “Don’t Touch Me: Robotic Gripper Directly Inspired By Octopus Tentacle.” Geekologie. Anti Clown, 30 Mar. 2017. Web. 13 Apr. 2017
  • Grossman, David. “OctoGripper, the Octopus-Inspired Robotic Arm, Is Here.” Popular Mechanics. Hearst Communications, 30 Mar. 2017. Web. 13 Apr. 2017.
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