NUS researchers create AiFoam for robots to interact intelligently with their surroundings

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NUS researchers create AiFoam for robots to interact intelligently with their surroundings

  • May 10, 2021

iHealthtech lead scientist Asst Prof Benjamin Tee and his research team have developed a new material called artificially innervated foam or AiForm, capable of helping robots better sense their environment and interact with humans beings or handle objects.  

 

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