Venous materials creates tangible interfaces that respond to deforming; design tools were created for people to create their own “interfaces”. Hila Mor, Tianyu Yu, Ken Nakagaki, Benjamin Harvey Miller, Yichen Jia, and Hiroshi Ishii. Venous materials: towards interactive fluidic mechanisms. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 1–14. ACM, 2020. doi:10.1145/3313831.3376129.
Small, low cost, and long lasting bots use magnets to move quickly with a great degree of freedom. Hanqing Niu, Ruoyu Feng, Yuwei Xie, Bowen Jiang, Yongzhi Sheng, Yang Yu, Hexi Baoyin, and Xiangyuan Zeng.Soft Robotics.ahead of printhttp://doi.org/10.1089/soro.2019.0167
Morphing Origami creates a repeatable transformation of a flat device into 3D cubes, which can join together to create larger systems. S.-R. Kim, D.-Y. Lee, S.-J. Ahn, J.-S. Koh, and K.-J. Cho. Morphing Origami Block for Lightweight Reconfigurable System. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, pages 1–12, 2020. doi:10.1109/TRO.2020.3031248.