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Meet the Australian company giving robots a sense of touch

Meet the Australian company giving robots a sense of touch

Watch how Sydney-based Contactile is developing robotic grippers that can adjust their strength based on real-time feedback. Gripping and grasping, lifting and pulling: humanity has assigned robots all kinds of
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Commercializing tactile sensors for robot dexterity

I recently wrote about the need for tactile sensing for evolving robotic dexterity from toddler to adult. In the piece, I make a case for designing with tactile sensing in
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Evolving humanoid robotic dexterity from toddler to adult

Human dexterity refers to our skillful use of our hands in performing various tasks. But what does it take to be dexterous? Although we are born with specific hardware –
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UNSW reveals the 40 finalists in its new founders awards

The University of NSW – the place where Atlassian’s Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes met – has announced its finalists for the inaugural UNSW Founders Awards. The awards, announced later
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Contactile Raises US$2.5M to Scale Tactile Sensors for Robot Dexterity

Contactile has announced raising $2.5 million in seed funding to develop its sensors, led by Silicon Valley’s True Ventures, along with participation from Flying Fox Ventures, Radar Ventures and UNSW
Meet the 11 startups taking part in Demo Nights for the UNSW Founders 10x accelerator

Meet the 11 startups taking part in Demo Nights for the UNSW Founders 10x accelerator

The 11 startups the UNSW Founders invested in as part of its 2020 10x accelerator program make their public debut over the coming week as part of two Demo Nights.
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Australian Manufacturing: Contactile wins Advanced Manufacturing Award at Australian Technologies Competition 2020

Australian innovator Contactile has been awarded the winner of the Advanced Manufacturing Award at the Australian Technologies Competition 2020, which seeks to identify and accelerate Australian technology ‘scaleups’ with the
UNSW Sydney Founders Program: UNSW Founders entrepreneurs win big at Australian Technologies Competition!

UNSW Sydney Founders Program: UNSW Founders entrepreneurs win big at Australian Technologies Competition!

The Australian Technologies Competition (ACT) seeks to identify and accelerate Australian technology ‘scaleups’ with the greatest global potential. Bringing founders together with experienced entrepreneurs, business builders, angel investors, venture capital