MIT and Harvard develop robot with an origami grip

Robot picks up wide range of objects that are as much as 100 times its weight

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES (MARCH 14, 2019) (MIT CSAIL) – The U.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL) released a video of a robot with a cone-shaped origami structured gripper on Thursday (March 14) in Cambridge.

The robot is able to pick up different kind of objects, including hammers and drones, as well as a single broccoli floret, which means it can handle both heavy and light items.

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