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Defining Potential Market Growth of Innovative Applications for Military and Commercial Use in Soft Robotics
Soft robotic technology, along with the advancements in its applications, has come a long way from its inception. By reviewing the fundamentals, potential market, and future of soft robotics, this research addresses clarity over the potential that some of these use cases have either separately or concurrently in military and commercial markets. Breaking down the potential applications given the current market provides an engineered prediction of how the industry will grow and how it will make a meaningful impact on robotic technology. Using the advantages and limitations named in this report can be used to advance the current methodology of soft robots, and can reduce the limitations in future research. This report discusses an overall review of soft robotics, as well as predictions for future applications that can be distributed for further research.
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