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SMA actuators: is the technology mature enough for Soft Robotics?

18.11.2015

SMA, Shape Memory Alloys, are material exhibiting a Martensite/Austenite phase transformation. When heated, these materials may undergo macroscopic deformations and […]

Soft Components for Soft Wearable Robotic Challenges

18.11.2015

The latest interests in wearable technologies require softer components to improve the machine human interface. The interface design primarily requires […]

Soft Robotics: from bioinspiration to scientific challenges and technological applications

18.11.2015

Soft robotics has strong roots in bioinspiration, as the observation of living beings clearly showed to roboticists the way how […]

Reverse engineering the euglenoid movement: from unicellular swimmers to bio-inspired micro-machines?

18.11.2015

Euglenids are unicelluar organisms (protists) living in freshwater, which are capable of moving either by beating a flagellum, or by […]

Mimicking the maggot: multilevel inspiration for technology

18.11.2015

The humble larvae of the fruitfly (the maggot) has become a focus for biological investigation and reveals a number of […]

Nature-inspired innovation: from plants and animals to soft robots

18.11.2015

Bioinspired soft robotics is a worldwide known paradigm to develop new solutions for science and technology, giving way to a […]