|Erik Kyrkjebø and Ingrid Schjølberg at SINTEF ICT together with the snake robot called Anna Konda. Photo: Geir Mogen.
The scientists are working with robots used in the manufacturing industry.
Robots that grip and lift, fetch and move things. About health-care robots that are developing into a new field, where robot assistants can help elderly people to live for longer in their homes.
First and foremost, however, the department dels with service robots that are used for inspection and maintenance tasks.
NTNU and SINTEF have set up a Gemini Centre for advanced robotics.
Articles from the science magazine GEMINI
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