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French manufacturing companies exist in a constantly changing economic sector. In order to better respond to their customers’ requirements and market pressures, they have to demonstrate innovation and a readiness to invest in factory modernization.

Behavioral Measures For Cable-Driven Parallel Robots In The Industrial Environment

Cutkosky applies analyses, simulations, and experiments to the design and control of robotic hands, tactile sensors, and devices for human/computer interaction. In manufacturing, his work focuses on design tools for rapid prototyping.

Soft Robotics With Mark Cutkosky "Gecko Climbing Robots"

Mechanical Engineering Professor Sunil Agrawal gets people back on their feet

Your Next Physical Therapist Could be a Robot

Gecko Robotics is the company behind the creation of industrial inspection robots to aid in the assessment of manufacturing machinery such as tanks, boilers, scrubbers, and piping over time.

Gecko Robotics: Wall climbing robot for Industrial Inspections

By introducing robots for the inspection, multiple inspection processes can be executed in parallel. This speeds up the overall inspection process, which today often is performed on a section-by-section basis through a single inspector.

A magnetic climbing robot for inspection of steel structures.

Decommissioning happens around us all the time, old buildings get torn down, coal power plants shutdown and vehicles get scrapped.

Robotics for Harsh Environments - Nuclear Decommissioning

Robots can drive on the plains and craters of Mars, but what if we could explore cliffs, polar caps and other hard-to-reach places on the Red Planet and beyond?

For Climbing Robots, the Sky's the Limit

Created by the Biorobotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, this robot has many internal degrees of freedom which make it possible for the robot to thread through tightly packed volumes, and narrow spaces.

Snakebot: Highly articulated versatile snake robot

A soft and flexible leech-shaped robot that can climb vertical walls has been developed as part of a collaborative research project.

The wall-climbing robot inspired by a leech

Programmable kirigami metamaterials enable responsive surfaces and smart skins

Snake-inspired robot slithers even better than predecessor

New “HAMR-E” robots could enable inspection of complex machines without dismantling them

Robots with sticky feet can climb up, down, and all around

Bioinspired soft actuator crawls without rigid parts

Snake-inspired robot uses kirigami to move

A team of researchers tested their gripper in multiple zero-gravity settings, including the International Space Station.

How a gecko-inspired robotic gripper can help clean up space debris

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