October 31, 2013

An Insect-Like, Crash-Happy Flying Robot

Gimball likes to make contact. In fact, this small ultralight flying spheroid resembles an insect as it goes around bumping into things. The goal of EPFL researchers was to develop a machine that could operate in extremely chaotic environments without the need for fragile sensors.

Credit: EPFL

[ Read the Article: Gimball The Crash-Happy Robot Gets Inspiration From Insects ]

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