Gecko gripper on display at Hannover Messe Trade Fair 2016. Photo by Adam Berry.

ABOUT US

 

Advanced Technologies

Inspired by Nature

 

Perception Robotics develops touch- and vision-based sensing solutions for modern industrial robots and next-generation assistive robots. Our compliant rubber tactile sensors - PolySkin™ - give robots a sense of touch, equipping automation systems with robust material handling capabilities. Our GeckoGripper™ integrates nanoscale “hairs” with electrostatics to enable efficient on/off adhesion for handling flat objects.

TECHNOLOGY START-UP FOUNDED 2012

ACCELERATED SPRING 2014

 

GOVERNMENT R&D GRANTS

The TEAM

DR. HELENA YLI-RENKO

Co-Founder, Business Development

USC, McKinsey

DR. NICHOLAS WETTELS

Co-Founder, CEO/CTO

NASA-JPL/ JSC, SynTouch, US Navy

BRIAN HARGRAVE

Software

Oceaneering Space Systems, NASA-JSC

DR. Mohammad Dadkhah Tehrani

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Adam Weichman

Senior Computer Engineer

Raytheon, Continental Corporation,

Delphi Automotive Corp

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