Smart Bird Flies Solo
Festo's new Smart Bird could practically pass for a seagull. Made of light material like carbon fiber and sensitive control electronics, the mass is about 0.4 kilograms (a third less weight than an iPad.) The wings move up and down and also twist at angles like real ones. The bird sends data back to its operator so that they can adjust for optimum flight.
Read More in: Robot Science/Medicine
Share this Article with others:
Came straight to this page? Visit Robot Snob for all the latest news.
Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 28, 2011 11:23 AM