Category: balloons

MIT gives soft robots a better sense of touch and spatial awareness

You know robotic grippers are getting advanced when they can pick up a potato chip without crushing it. In order to do that, they need tactile sensing and proprioception — an awareness of where they are in space. This kind of sensing has been absent… Source

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Alphabet’s balloon-powered Loon internet comes to Mozambique

Alphabet has announced that Loon will soon provide its balloon-powered 4G internet service to several regions in Mozambique. The company has teamed with local carrier Vodacom to serve the Cabo Delgado and Niassa provinces, two vast regions that curre… Source

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