Robotic Insect Finally Flies Wirelessly

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We’ve seen robot insects fly, land and even swim. But they weren’t doing that all by themselves. Until now, a tether of wires held them back.

A group of researchers from the University of Washington made the first wirelessly powered robotic insect. The bot, called RoboFly, weighs just 190 mg — it’s barely heavier than a toothpick and just slightly larger than a real fly.

How RoboFly Flies
The idea for these bioinspired robots was first prop Read More…

Via:: Discovermagazine – Science & Technology


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