‘Robotic Skins’ turn everyday objects into robots


Publication Title
Yale University
Publication/Creation Date
September 19 2018
Creators/Contributors
Yale University (creator)
Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio (contributor)
William Weir (creator)
Media Type
Press Release
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. New “Robotic Skins” technology developed by Yale researchers flips that notion on its head, allowing users to animate the inanimate and turn everyday objects into robots.
HCI Platform
Robotical
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Entire Body
Source
https://news.yale.edu/2018/09/19/robotic-skins-turn-everyday-objects-robots

Date archived
October 1 2018
Last edited
October 1 2018
How to cite this entry
Yale University, William Weir. (September 19 2018). "‘Robotic Skins’ turn everyday objects into robots". Yale University. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3253