The octopus has inspired engineers to create a robot
The German company has created a robot with tentacles like an octopus. Soft manipulators should help to make communication of the robot with human safe, reports Gizmodo.
The tentacles of the robot is made of soft silicone frame and shell filled the air. The base can bend to reach around the object that you want to raise. Firmly holding an object of irregular shape to allow two rows of suckers.
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If one of the tentacles touches the person, it will not cause him any harm thanks to its soft surface. Thus, there is no need to isolate the robot from its colleagues-men. He has to handle objects of various sizes and shapes, and thus be able to perform a variety of tasks.