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Gizmodo - Inside The Experimental Robotics Lab Where Machines Are Getting Softer

Gizmodo - Inside The Experimental Robotics Lab Where Machines Are Getting Softer

April 27, 2015

Last week, an artificially intelligent robot scared me to death . The next day, I travelled to Carnegie Mellon University where I met a lab full of robots designed to do the exact opposite. Big, soft, and inflatable, these robots are Disney characters in real life. Your grandma's going to love them. That's the idea.

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Soft Robotics Competitions Offer $10,000 in Prizes

Soft Robotics Competitions Offer $10,000 in Prizes

March 25, 2015

There’s still time to sign up your team for the 2015 Soft Robotics Competitions!

For the design competition, entrants are charged with creating a novel device using at least one of the tools available on Harvard’s Soft Robotics Toolkit Website. The entire robot doesn’t have to be soft — it can incorporate more traditional, rigid elements. But at least one component must be soft. Entrants must document their creations on a

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