The acoustic gripper can move small objects through space. The software adjusts the gripper to the shape of the object to be lifted, and a robot arm transports the object to the target destination. Credit: ETH Zürich / Stefan Weiss
Gripping without touching: that is the principle behind Schuck’s project “No-Touch Robotics.” The technology is based on an effect that has been exploited for more than 80 years and was first used in space exploration.
Editor’s Note: This article was republished from ETH Zurich.
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