SRI invents, applies, and commercializes components, software, and systems that redefine the robotics design space. Solutions include low-cost, high-efficiency technologies for service and wearable robotics and general-purpose micro-assembly. Our patent portfolio includes novel actuators, sensors, multi-functional materials, automation systems, and medical devices. We license our technologies and create new ventures. Spin-offs include Intuitive Surgical, Artificial Muscle, Inc., Redwood Robotics (acquired by Google), and Grabit, Inc.