Origami

A Drone for Last-Centimeter Delivery

A Drone for Last-Centimeter Delivery

Sep 16, 2017 @ 15:53 | A new drone developed at EPFL uses cutting-edge technology to deliver parcels weighing up to 500 grams. The device will never get stuck in traffic, it’s programmed to avoid obstacles, and it can reach destinations on steep or uneven terrain. Its protective cage and foldable design mean that it […]

Origami-Inspired Robot

Origami-Inspired Robot

Aug 26, 2017 @ 16:26 | New research from a team of MechSE professors and students, published as an invited paper in Smart Materials and Structures, details how origami structures and bio-inspired design can be used to create a crawling robot. Assistant professors Aimy Wissa and Sameh Tawfick, along with graduate student Alexander Pagano and […]

Weekly Robotics Video: Bee Rotor, Sword Fighting Robot, DRC Falling Robots, HUBO Winning Moment, CHIMP Recovery and many more

Weekly Robotics Video: Bee Rotor, Sword Fighting Robot, DRC Falling Robots, HUBO Winning Moment, CHIMP Recovery and many more

YasKawa MotoMan MH-24 sword fighting robot: Yaskawa Electric Corporation, a multinational company from Japan working on Yaskawa Bushido Project. For “Yaskawa Bushido Project”, the company joined with Isao Machii, a master of the Iaijutsu sword fighting technique. “YasKawa Bushido Project” is the project representing Machii’s sword play exactly the same by using “Motoman-MH 24″, he retains […]