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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x184 Giada Gerboni: The incredible potential of flexible, soft robots
TV-PG

  • 2018-06-14T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Robots are designed for speed and precision — but their rigidity has often limited how they're used. In this illuminating talk, biomedical engineer Giada Gerboni shares the latest developments in "soft robotics," an emerging field that aims to create nimble machines that imitate nature, like a robotic octopus. Learn more about how these flexible structures could play a critical role in surgery, medicine and our daily lives.

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