The PINOKY ring animates your plush toy’s limbs : PINOKY ring turns your plush toys into soft robots

Bringing your childhood memories back to life has never been easier, at least when it comes to your plush friends. Toys that were never designed for movement can now be animated thanks to a simple ring-like device called PINOKY designed by a group of researchers from Keyo University and the University of Tokyo, as part of the Igarashi Design Interface Project. Simply snap the ring around a plush toy’s limb, or any other plush extremity…

"The PINOKY ring animates your plush toy’s limbs : PINOKY ring turns your plush toys into soft robots"