Author Topic: MIT Mediated Matter Group: CNSILK  (Read 410 times)

Tyler

  • *
  • Prometheus
  • *******************
  • Posts: 4511
  • Digital Girl
MIT Mediated Matter Group: CNSILK
« on: May 03, 2012, 05:01:08 PM »
MIT Mediated Matter Group: CNSILK
3 May 2012, 4:09 pm

       

The Mediated Matter Group within the MIT Media Lab, is dedicated to the development and application of novel processes that enable and support the design of physical matter, and its adaptability to environmental conditions in the creation of form. One of their projects, CNSILK: Computer Numerically Controlled Silk Cocoon Construction, explores the design and fabrication potential of silk fibers—inspired by silkworm cocoons—for the construction of woven habitats. While the material being applied in the above video may not be silk, the principles being applied to wrapping it around the interior of a tension-providing frame remain the same. Phys.org has more detail.

Source: robots.net

To visit any links mentioned please view the original article, the link is at the top of this post.

 

Welcome

Please login or register.



Login with username, password and session length
Friday Funny
by Claude (General Chat)
May 23, 2016, 08:42:10 PM
mini a.i puzzles
by yotamarker (General AI Discussion)
May 23, 2016, 06:30:23 PM
Introducing my new website desktopai.com
by 8pla.net (New Users Please Post Here)
May 23, 2016, 02:41:45 PM
Happy Sunday
by Claude (General Chat)
May 21, 2016, 11:42:58 PM
The weather in May
by Claude (General Chat)
May 21, 2016, 04:23:52 PM
Billionaire want to give us all Robot bodies
by ivan.moony (General Robotics Talk)
May 21, 2016, 11:23:32 AM
Google's new Chatbot (2015)
by Art (Future of AI)
May 19, 2016, 08:24:51 PM
7 Days of A.I.
by squarebear (Future of AI)
May 18, 2016, 08:08:52 PM

Users Online

10 Guests, 0 Users

Most Online Today: 30. Most Online Ever: 208 (August 27, 2008, 08:36:30 AM)

Articles