“Robotics Skins” turn everyday objects into robots


Publication Title
Yale University
Publication/Creation Date
September 20 2018
Creators/Contributors
Yale University (creator)
Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio (creator)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
Developed in the lab of Yale's Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, NASA-inspired robotic skins enable users to turn soft objects - a stuffed animal or a foam tube, for instance - into robots.
HCI Platform
Robotical
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Entire Body
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuAY5Y_INYQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuAY5Y_INYQ

Date archived
October 1 2018
Last edited
October 1 2018
How to cite this entry
Yale University, Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio. (September 20 2018). "“Robotics Skins” turn everyday objects into robots". Yale University. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3254