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Festo Biomimetic Bionic Handling Systems

Turns out robot maker Festo did more than just dream about robot tentacle arms; they instantiated their idea, using elephant trunks as their model. Take a look at this demonstration video.


(Festo Bionic Arm)

I was also fascinated by the fabrication process, which creates lightweight, flexible and energy-efficient robotic manipulators.

Festo has been very creative in the last few years; take a look at some of their work:

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