PackBot Opens Door With Its Balloon Robot Hand
This small PackBot from iRobot can open doors using a jamming gripper. A robotic gripper like the one the PackBot uses to open doors was previously shown to enable a robot to pick up nearly any object. The gripper can jam around an object and hold it tight when a vacuum is applied.
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