Category: Robotic Sensors

Sensation in Robotic Arms

Caltech biologist Richard Andersen is working to incorporate a sense of touch into the neural prosthetics he has been helping develop for years—devices implanted in the brain that allow a paralyzed patient to manipulate a robotic arm. Using funding from…

Workshop On Human-X Haptic Collaboration

A haptic interface is a force reflecting device which allows a user to touch, feel, manipulate, create and/or alter simulated 3D objects in a virtual environment” This forces displays a technology that works by using mechanical actuators to apply forces…

Dennis Hong: My seven species of robot

Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winning, all-terrain robots — like the humanoid, soccer-playing DARwIn and the cliff-gripping CLIMBeR — all built by his team at RoMeLa, Virginia Tech. Watch to the end to hear the five creative secrets to his lab’s…