Plenty of robots can fly -- but none can fly like a real bird. That is, until Markus Fischer and his team at Festo built SmartBird, a large, lightweight robot, modeled on a seagull, that flies by flapping its wings. A soaring demo fresh from TEDGlobal 2011.
In: Creative, Other Entertainment, Science and Technology
Tags: robot, flies, herring gull, bird, Festo, SmartBird, lightweight robot, demo, science, technology, TEDGlobal 2011
Location: California, United States (load item map)
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