Category Archives: Prototype

Robotic Fish

Eszter Ozsvald from the Center for Biorobotics in Estonia has created a robotic fish with only 1 servo called Ariel. Eszter used a real fish as the her original model and made a cast of it.  Shown here are the … Continue reading

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Swarm Over Switzerland

The SMAVNET or Swarming Micro Air Vehicle Network is a project from the EFPL School of Engineering. Basically a small swarm of flying robots are deployed, say in a disaster area.    The robots fly above, maintaining a rough shape and … Continue reading

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MIT Unveils Oil Absorbing Robot

Using a nanofabric developed at MIT that absorbs oil and not water, scientists at MIT envision a fleet of Seaswarm robots cleaning up oil spills. They also state that a swarm of 5,000 Seaswarm robots would take about a month … Continue reading

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Gecko Inspired Robot Climbs Walls

Researchers at Stanford University have created a climbing robot that has sticky feet, like those found on a gecko.  A team led by Mark Cutkosky, a professor at Stanford, have created Stickybot II. Stickybot III uses special feet to cling … Continue reading

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Window Cleaning Robot

Researchers from the Swinburne University of Technology  in Malaysia have taken home the silver medal at the Malaysia Technology Expo. Shown here are two of the inventors, Professor Nazim Mir-Nasiri and Associate Professor Manas Kumar Haldar.  Dr Chai Almon Wei-Yen … Continue reading

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