Electrohydraulic arachno-bot a fascinating lightweight

Fast and efficient nature-inspired joints power robotic systems

17 June 2021 Press Release Stuttgart/Boulder Linda Behringer
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Electrohydraulic arachno-bot: a fascinating lightweight © MPI-IS

Goodbye, bulky components and connectors: A team of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany and at the University of Colorado Boulder in the US has now found a new way to exploit the principles of spiders’ joints to create lightweight robots.

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Robotics Advanced Science Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems University of Colorado Boulder