In this video, Steve Norris of Norris Labs presents his low-cost implementation of Cornell’s jamming-skin-enabled balloon gripper using a Handi-Vac as a vacuum source. [via BotJunkie]

DIY universal robot gripper


I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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