Watch this soft robot play piano using 'air-powered' memory

A team of researchers at UC Riverside have developed a pneumatic computer memory to help soft robots play piano.

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The world of soft robotics can be terrifying on the surface: Robots constructed with compliant material to better-resemble a living organism both in form and function.

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About a week ago a group of engineers at UC Riverside created an air-powered computer memory to fine-tune soft robots movements, eliminating the need for bulkier hardware like electronic valves and computers.

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