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Underwater Robot with a Sense of Touch

Caption: The applications are numerous. Underwater robots with tactile capability can maintain offshore drilling rigs or collect sediment samples. The researchers hope that in future the sensor will be able to distinguish between the current and an obstacle.

Credit: DFKI Bremen

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