We discovered in the first year of Grapheel’s existence that it’s actually quite tricky to move things forward and backward, especially if you have size constraints on the mechanism (called an actuator). There are several types of actuator, but in
Remember Marvin, the depressed robot from the legendary Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy? Today I had a chance to high five with him. Well, kind of… not really. The point is that it was a robotic arm I fiddled with,
Now that in the past five years or so the research and development of tangible and haptic computer systems have accelerated a lot, mainly due to enhancements in actuation technology such as, various configurations of ElectroActive Polymers (also known as
This first post is to explain the purpose of our project (and this blog) to all of you that don’t already know.
While progressing with the image processing tasks, David Turner has returned to the lab at the University of Sussex and the work shall be continued in order to complete the first TGD model. Accomplishing the task is going to lead