Soft-Legged Wheel-Based Robot with Terrestrial Locomotion Abilities

  title={Soft-Legged Wheel-Based Robot with Terrestrial Locomotion Abilities},
  author={Ali Sadeghi and Alessio Mondini and Emanuela Del Dottore and Anand Kumar Mishra and Barbara Mazzolai},
  journal={Frontiers Robotics AI},
In recent years robotics has been influenced by a new approach, soft-robotics, bringing the idea that safe interaction with user and more adaptation to the environment can be achieved by exploiting easily deformable materials and flexible components in the structure of robots. In 2016, the soft-robotics community has promoted a new robotics challenge, named RoboSoft Grand Challenge, with the aim of bringing together different opinions on the usefulness and applicability of softness and… Expand
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