Harvard’s transforming robotic fabric could lead to therapeutic wearables #WearableWednesday



Fluid filled pouches expand and contract with input form conductive fabric.
From Engadget :
Robotic fabrics or textiles are far from new, but they’re usually attached to bulky external machines that can modulate air pressure inside them to make them move or change their shape. Since that could limit their potential applications, a team of Harvard researchers got together to develop a textile-based soft robot that can regulate itself without being tethered to any machine.
Read more and watch the video from Wyss Institute for a full rundown:

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