'Soft on the outside, tough on the inside' Hybrid Jumping Robot
Innovations for robotics are rampant nowadays due to the vast demand for robots. Including to the long list of advances is the hybrid robot. This robot has a very unique characteristic having soft exterior but relatively hard interior and its main function is to jump. Think this does not make any sense? Think twice because in the near future, this robot may prove handy in exploring extreme environment conditions. It is able to enter such harsh conditions due to its structure which is as expounded by researchers to be similar to that of the octopus, having soft outer body and a rigid beak. The soft exterior makes it feasible for absorbing impacts thus making it beneficial to explorations involving hard falls (Space applications such as landing on the moon or other celestial bodies).Want to know more about this awesome device? Follow this Link!
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