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This Arduino-controlled soft robot gets around like an earthworm

Reading Time: < 1 minute This Arduino-controlled soft robot gets around like an earthworm Arduino Team — September 28th, 2020 After studying the way a worm wiggles, Nicholas Lauer decided to create his own soft robotic version. What he came up with uses an Arduino Uno for control, inflating six 3D-printed segments sequentially to order to generate peristaltic motion for […]

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UCSD engineers developed electrically-controlled soft robot actuators

Reading Time: 2 minutes UCSD engineers developed electrically-controlled soft robot actuators Arduino Team — October 12th, 2019 Engineers at the University of California San Diego have come up with a way to build soft robots that are compact, portable and multifunctional without the requirement for compressed air.  Instead, they’re using a system of tubular actuators made out of heat-sensitive […]