Adding a robotic manipulator to drones is not always straightforwards as many of these flying robots have limited payload capacity. This Origami inspired Robotic Arm is lightweight and strong, allowing UAVs to take on a variety of tasks not possible without a manipulator arm.
This foldable robotic arm can deploy a camera, pick things up, and do a whole lot more. The arm can return to its original shape during take-off and landing. The arm can stretch from 40mm to 700mm. Each 28g module can withstand over 12kg.