Artificialmuscle

03.29.13
Turing machine built from artificial muscles may lead to smart prosthetics
03.29.13

Turing machine built from artificial muscles may lead to smart prosthetics

In the hierarchy of computing hardware, artificial muscle doesn't really even register: it's usual...

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10.02.12
Tokyo University of Science shows off robotic suit powered by pneumatic artificial muscles (video)
10.02.12

Tokyo University of Science shows off robotic suit powered by pneumatic artificial muscles (video)

What can one do with a robot suit? Well, it's certainly not limited to just lifting sacks of rice,...

By R. Lai,   10.02.12
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09.17.11
ViviTouch haptic technology hands-on: electroactive polymer giving a 'high definition feel'
09.17.11

ViviTouch haptic technology hands-on: electroactive polymer giving a 'high definition feel'

Haptic feedback isn't exactly something that'd blow people's mind these days, with most mobile de...

By R. Lai,   09.17.11
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03.24.11
Rubbery artificial muscles promise to make robots more lifelike
03.24.11

Rubbery artificial muscles promise to make robots more lifelike

Some robots may already look pretty lifelike, but it's still quite a different story when they're a...

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03.29.10
Artificial Muscle ramps up production -- expect touchscreens that push back in 2011
03.29.10

Artificial Muscle ramps up production -- expect touchscreens that push back in 2011

Last we heard from Artificial Muscle, the company was trying to convince hospitals, cell phone manu...

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01.25.10
Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em
01.25.10

Artificial muscles let cadavers (and someday paralyzed humans) wink with the best of 'em

The above contraption, aside from looking really uncomfortable, is the latest advance in electroact...

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05.01.09
Micromuscle makes microrobots that can live inside you
05.01.09

Micromuscle makes microrobots that can live inside you

While artificial muscles stand poised to bring a new world of tactility to touchable devices, there...

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04.24.09
Artificial Muscle makes touchy devices burlier
04.24.09

Artificial Muscle makes touchy devices burlier

In the future we envision artificial muscle driving our cybernetic soldiers and helping to repair o...

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03.22.08
UCLA researchers create self-healing, power-generating artificial muscle
03.22.08

UCLA researchers create self-healing, power-generating artificial muscle

We've seen self-healing materials and artificial arms, but a team of researchers hailing from UCLA...

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