An Incredible Gripping Bionic Robot Arm Directly Inspired by the Design of an Octopus Tentacle


An Incredible Gripping Bionic Robot Arm Directly Inspired by the Design of an Octopus Tentacle

The German robotic company Festo has created the “Octopus Gripper“, a flexible bionic pneumatic arm that can grab ahold of objects in all sorts of shapes and sizes, using the same design used by the eight-armed cephalopod.

Octopus Gripper

Festo OctopusGripper

OctopusGripper

Tentacles

The “Octopus Gripper” premiered alongside their Bionic Coinbot and the BionicMotionRobot at Hanover Messe 2017.

photos via Festo

via Motherboard

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Published at Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:27:49 +0000


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