Robots Getting a Grip on General Manipulation How a new generation of grippers with improved 3D perception and tactile sensing is learning to manipulate a wide variety of objects By Nikolaus Correll Photo: Robotic Materials Inc.A gripper created by Robotic Materials Inc., founded by the author, Nikolaus Correll, performs a manipulation task during the industrial assembly […]
By Josh Rhoten from https://www.colorado.edu/engineering/2018/10/25/cu-boulder-robotics-team-scores-award-tokyo CU Boulder students and faculty won the President’s Award from the Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers at the Industrial Assembly Challenge in Tokyo this week. The competition was part of the World Robot Summit, which was organized by the Japanese government. Sixteen teams from across the globe were asked to create a robotic system […]
The paper “Integrated force and distance sensing using elastomer-embedded commodity proximity sensors” by Radhen Patel and Nikolaus Correll was nominated for a “Best Paper” and a “Best Student Paper” award the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan. RoboticMaterials has begun negotiating a licensing agreement with the University of Colorado’s tech-transfer office.