RI-MAN Soft-Skinned Robot


RI-MAN is an autonomous lifestyle support robot developed in Japan at the RIKEN’s Bio-Mimetic Control Research Center, now has soft skin. It is designed to work in care facilities, RI-MAN’s soft arms and chest will enable him to perform delicate work that today’s robots are not allowed to do. A very delicate task that he can perform is lifting patients up with his arms. The silicon skin is functional too, containing over 300 pressure sensors that allow it to react to stimuli.

Via PinkTentackle

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