Inspired by Nature - Chameleon-Tongue Gripper by Festo -

Festo, an industrial control and automation company from Germany, has developed a gripping attachment for robotic arms that mimic the tongue of a chameleon. Whereas existing robotic attachments are usually designed for picking up specific items in a processing line, the FlexShapeGripper attachment can pick up almost any object and hold it energy-free.

If you’re into robotics this is something worth looking into.

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