Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Building a real-life Baymax

The recent animated feature Big Hero 6 is more than a collection of comic book fantasies – there's some hard science behind the soft robots. Baymax, the inflatable robot designed to care for humans who stars in the film may seem as unlikely as a chocolate teapot, but Chris Atkeson, professor of robotics at Carnegie Mellon is working on a real life version (minus the karate and flying armor). Gizmag caught up with Atkeson to discuss the project... Continue Reading Building a real-life Baymax

Section: Robotics

Tags: Artificial Muscles, Carnegie Mellon, Health, Inflatable, Robotics, Robots, Soft Robotics

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