Soft Robotics Technology Group Meetup at NYC Resistor.
Please join us as at NYC Resistor as well-known soft roboticist Matthew Borgatti conducts a hands-on demonstration in soft robotics for the members of the Soft Robotics Technology Group Meetup. Matthew Borgatti is the founder of Super-Releaser, a soft robotics company dedicated to bringing human compatible robots out of the lab by making their design and manufacture cheap and simple. Super-Releaser is currently developing medical device prototypes, collaborating with universities offering soft robotics manufacturing expertise, and hacking away at the core technologies involved in making better robots. Super-Releaser Soft Robotics Project Profiles (http://superreleaser.com/project-profiles/)
Matthew Borgatti got his start in prototyping in the film industry, making animatronic props for movies including Snakes on a Plane and Aliens Vs Predator 2. He combined the techniques he learned casting lifelike monsters in silicone with CAD and materials science learned earning an industrial design degree at RISD. His latest experiments include robotic elbow bands for rehabilitating stroke victims and methods for mass manufacturing injection molded robots.
Matthew Borgatti, Founder of Super-Releaser
We are very excited to be offering Soft Robotics Technology Group Meetup members a chance to visit NYC Resistor. NYC Resistor is an invite-only hacker collective with a shared space located in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.
NYC Resistor (http://www.nycresistor.com/)
To cover the cost of this hands-on demonstration at NYC Resistor, there will be a $10 charge per attendee. Limited space is available.
We hope to see you there!