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Robotic Arm Weaves a Structure Like a Spider
MIT Spider Robot Weaving
Researchers from MIT’s Media Lab created a robotic arm that can weave.
By RBR Staff


The practical applications of using a robot to weave a structure is that it could become a deployable platform capable of building a large structure, like say a gantry platform inside or around another large structure. A gantry platform looks like this (see right) and is a rigid steel or aluminum framework or walkway used inside stadiums, over vehicles or in environmental situations, like inspection walkways, building sites or platforms.

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