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by Ikyotochan
Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Designs
Topic: An educational soft robot
Replies: 3
Views: 1035

Re: An educational soft robot

Nice work, particularly on the documentation to make your work repeatable. I think it really delivers pretty well on the intention of being feasible to be implemented in the undergraduate level classroom. Information about soft materials and systems FEA tends to be of great interest to the larger so...
by Ikyotochan
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Designs
Topic: Edible Soft Robotics
Replies: 0
Views: 551

Edible Soft Robotics

As a soft roboticist I am constantly searching for inspiration for novel soft actuators, and as a home cook and artist I consider eating an object to be a high-level form of interactivity. Having noted the similarities between cast silicone and gummi candies it was natural to combine these interests...
by Ikyotochan
Fri Apr 08, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Designs
Topic: The Glaucus
Replies: 3
Views: 2311

Re: The Glaucus

Thanks for the question kevin29292. The Glaucus controls function as a fade between the two channels, and rely on an intentional constant bleed on the system. One of the factors behind this choice is that when you partially inflate the Glaucus, its legs bend down and grip the surface better, which h...