October 5, 2011

Jumper Bots From UMD and DARPA

The University of Maryland has teamed with DARPA and come up with two jumping robots. One is a 4mm bot with power source control system and light sensors that goes up 8 cm, equal to 20 times its height. The other has microfabricated elastomer springs that store up energy and release it when it is ready to take off. This mini-bot can go 80 times its own height. We call that a super spy.

Via UMD

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at October 5, 2011 11:36 AM
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