"Our mission is to help in the advancement of robotics in the world to especially encourage young women to take part in STEM, as there are a minority in the sector, who aren't interested in this subject. We are excited to embark on this magnificent journey, changing the world for the better. "
The researchers applied strips of the material to the fingers of a robotic hand. The electronic skin produced different electrical signals when the fingers bent.
Cunjiang Yu, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Houston and his colleagues made the stretchable material by mixing tiny, semiconducting nano-fibrils.
A teacher bot has recently been fired from their job for continuously rubbing a students back and mot stopping. Student witnesses have reported that the robot saw a student upset and tried to comfort them but didn't know how and therefore copied what the victims friend was doing .
Humans want to be able to work with robots in the future nand not allow them to overtake our jobs. Hwever, for this to happen safely, the robot needs to be able to sense what’s is around it to help robots and humans to coexist safely.
The rubber electronics allow the robot to o feel pressure and strain when touching something due to the sensors and the elasticity of the rubber electronics.