pnrVSA: human-like actuator with non-linear springs in agonist-antagonist configuration

Abstract

One of the most important features for a system capable of working in uncertain and unstructured environments is reliability. Nowadays robots are excellent machines, but are still not able to interact with their surrounding environment as humans or animals do. Recent studies highlight the role played by impedance changes in the human arm during manipulation… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/HUMANOIDS.2012.6651566

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