Uncle Sam Climbs a Tree
One of the projects that Carnegie Mellon has been busy with lately is nicknamed Uncle Sam. In true reptilian fashion, he slithers along in biomimetic fashion and can now climb a tree. This latest version contains actuators, sensors and a camera for spying on the enemy, seeking out disaster victims and, because of its modular build, can easily be repaired. Obviously, this is a work in progress in progress as it is still tethered to its power supply.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 10, 2010 9:05 AM