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NOVA | Softer, More Human Robots | PBS


Robots made entirely out of soft materials could be real game-changers. They could integrate more easily with human activities ranging from the ordinary to the exceptional.

A group of engineers at Carnegie Mellon University is working to make such soft robots a hard reality.

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Narrated, Written, & Produced by
Ari Daniel

Videography
Ari Daniel

Original Footage
© WGBH Educational Foundation 2014

MEDIA CREDITS
Balloon Artist
Sara Krakauer, Globe Twisting Balloons

Music
APM

iSkin Video
Weigel et al. (MPI-Informatics & CMU)

Robot Photograph
Wikimedia Commons/BMW Werk Leipzig

Heart Image
Wikimedia Commons/ZooFari

IMAGE
(main image: Robot and human hands)
Ari Daniel