publication . Article . 2016

Soft Robotics - The Next Industrial Revolution?

Rossiter, Jonathan M; Hauser, Helmut;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Sep 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The robot dance has, since its inception in 1967, been a caricature of how robots move. Its imitation of the series of precise, linear motions with abrupt starts and stops is instantly recognizable. Despite a certain wavering in its popularity, it remains part of modern culture. What is so remarkable about the robot dance is that it mimics the movements and constraints of conventional rigid robots, a type of robot that is ubiquitous in automated manufacturing and object handling, and it could so easily have been invented now. It also strikingly shows that industrial robotics have relied on conventional hard technologies for more than 40 years and still does. How...
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free text keywords: /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/tactile_action_perception, Tactile Action Perception
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