Pneumatic

05.15.14
This bloke's air-powered Wolverine claws could probably kill you
05.15.14

This bloke's air-powered Wolverine claws could probably kill you

For some of us, the closest we'll ever get to becoming Wolverine is making a pair of cardboard cla...

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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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02.13.12
Lego-built robotic arm will pour you a drink, collapse under pressure (video)
02.13.12

Lego-built robotic arm will pour you a drink, collapse under pressure (video)

We've seen countless robotics projects made either partly or entirely out of Lego, but this pneum...

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11.22.11
Ant-Roach inflatable robot can carry a family, scare the kids (video)
11.22.11

Ant-Roach inflatable robot can carry a family, scare the kids (video)

This 15-foot inflatable pneumatic beast is a confusing mix of child-like inflatable wonder and col...

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10.12.10
Pseudomorph dress is just begging for your pocket protector (video)
10.12.10

Pseudomorph dress is just begging for your pocket protector (video)

We're not going to pretend to understand haute couture. But when Anouk Wipprecht hooks up a nine-vo...

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04.28.09
Carnegie Mellon morphs 'pop-up buttons' onto multi-touch display
04.28.09

Carnegie Mellon morphs 'pop-up buttons' onto multi-touch display

While attempts to add feedback to touchscreen displays via vibration and audible tones are laudable...

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04.27.09
mypressi TWIST gives espresso addicts an easier way to indulge
04.27.09

mypressi TWIST gives espresso addicts an easier way to indulge

You know the story -- your daily craving for a shot of espresso hits right around 7:30AM local time...

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06.06.08
SkinForm Project sees shape-shifting structure get its wiggle on
06.06.08

SkinForm Project sees shape-shifting structure get its wiggle on

There's no shame in admitting that shape-shifting creatures are a touch frightening, but we'll go a...

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