This soft robotic gripper can screw in your light bulbs for you

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10/12/2017 02:03 PM EDT

the gripper

How many robots does it take to screw in a light bulb? The answer: just one, assuming you’re talking about a new robotic gripper developed by engineers at the University of California, San Diego. The engineering team has designed and built a gripper that can pick up and manipulate objects without needing to see them and needing to be trained.

Full story at http://jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/news/news_releases/release.sfe?id=2336

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University of California, San Diego

This is an NSF News From the Field item.