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This Drone Uses an Origami-Inspired Arm to Pick Up Objects

Mar 16, 2018

The drone industry is evolving right in front of our eyes, with innovative ideas bursting into the field seemingly every other day in both the regulatory arena and the actual, physical drones themselves. Some propose that drones assist autonomous cars to more safely and effectively navigate busy urban environments. Another company is considering using its UAVs to collect infrastructural data like possible roof damage while out delivering packages, because, why not? Today, it’s the Soft Robotics Research Center at Seoul National University that brings us the latest, inspired drone technology: A robotic arm that easily folds and unfolds and is capable of picking up objects.