Edible Soft Robotics

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Edible Soft Robotics

Post by Ikyotochan » Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:17 pm

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. I will share my experiments in assessing different candies for their engineering potential, and show my work-in-progress for sweet soft robots.

I presented this talk at 33c3, in Hamburg December 2016 and you can watch it online:

I also wanted to put it here on the Super-Releaser Forums to have a place to show future experiments, and hear from other people interested in the problem.

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Re: Edible Soft Robotics

Post by kavin » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:12 am

Interesting, thanks for sharing!
Those innovative singapore grand prix 2018 event is what I think is grand. I'm also able to get there this year. All the fun is there.

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