Researchers created a system that lets robots effectively use grasped tools with the correct amount of force.
Scientists have created a design and fabrication tool for soft pneumatic actuators for integrated sensing, which can power personalized health care, smart homes, and gaming.
“Evolution Gym” is a large-scale benchmark for co-optimizing the design and control of soft robots that takes inspiration from nature and evolutionary processes.
Flexible sensors and an artificial intelligence model tell deformable robots how their bodies are positioned in a 3D environment.
Optimizing soft robots to perform specific tasks is a huge computational problem, but a new model can help.
Discovery could enable longer-lasting and better-functioning devices — including pacemakers, breast implants, biosensors, and drug delivery devices.
Made of silicone rubber, CSAIL’s “SoFi” could enable a closer study of aquatic life.
A bio-inspired gel material developed at MIT could help engineers control movements of soft robots.
System from Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab 3-D prints hydraulically-powered robot bodies, with no assembly required.
Team from Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab develops silicone rubber gripper and advanced object-identification algorithms.