September 1, 2010

Electric Robofish Filled With Silicone Oil

Robofish keep getting more sophisticated as evidenced by this electric swimmer. Controlled via electrostatic actuators as muscles, the fish has been filled with silicone oil and even moves its eyes around to appear more lifelike. The creation from Germany's University Venture Creation Science and Technology Agency runs left or right by an operational joystick, the result being that its tail propels it forward.

Via Sendensha (translated)

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 1, 2010 9:15 PM
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And what would be the purpose of such a sophisticated small robot?

Posted by: Jim Norcal at September 6, 2010 12:56 AM
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