Ingestible Origami Robot


Publication Title
MIT News
Publication Date
May 12 2016
Creators/Contributors
Daniela Rus (creator)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
Researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and, steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound.
HCI Platform
Ingestible
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Abdomen
Augments
Treating, Healing

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How to cite this entry
Daniela Rus. (May 12 2016). "Ingestible Origami Robot". MIT News. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/1707