The clash gripper is a research prototype of a wearable and robot-mount hand developed at the German Aerospace Center, Germany´s national research center for aeronautics and space.
This system is not a product but a technology demonstrator which is being used in scientific experiments. It is designed for investigating passive stiffness while grasping.
The footage contrasts concept renderings and the lab-reality of a research prototype manufactured by means of 3D-printing and gives some insights on the challenges of working in a research-driven context as a product designer.
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