Soft Robot Creepily Walks and Crawls

This freaky soft robot is being developed at Harvard. It uses compressed air to inflate elastomer limbs and can walk, crawl, and slither through all kinds of small spaces and slippery substances. The translucency of the soft robot’s body reminds me of underwater crawly things like shrimp.

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I love to make things and share them. I live in New York City and when I'm not making or publishing, I ride bikes and motorcycles. I love my pit bull dogs. I'm a full-time content creator and also teach part-time at SVA. Find me as @bekathwia on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

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