Floating Jellyfish Robot Propels Itself Through the Air Using Self-Inversion

April 25, 2012 by  
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German automation company Festo has created an extraordinary  helium-filled flying robot that propels itself through the air by repeatedly turning itself inside-out. The creation, known as the SmartInversion, moves like a jellyfish as its extremely lightweight body inverts itself with a rhythmic pulsating movement. Hit the jump to see it in action! Read the rest of Floating Jellyfish Robot Propels Itself Through the Air Using Self-Inversion Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biomimicry , festo , flying robot , green design , green robots , green technology , jellyfish robot , robot animal , robotics , SmartInversion , sustainable design

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6 Robot Designs That Will Better Our Future

February 16, 2012 by  
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Today, robots have taken on a whole new role that reaches far outside the realm of science fiction. Scientists and engineers have been hard at work developing some of the most innovative robotic machines, capable of doing everything from guiding the blind to evaluating disaster situations from hundreds of feet in the air. Jump ahead for 6 of our favorite designs, each of which have been created to better our future! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: disaster relief robots , eco robots , flying robots , green robots , human aid robots , human betterment robots , robot design , robotic seeing eye dogs , robotics , robotics engineering , robots , robots for emergency relief

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7 Sexy, Sporty Hybrid Cars Hitting the Streets Soon

February 16, 2012 by  
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Jeanne Gang’s Proposal Transforms Chicago’s Rundown Cicero Into a Thriving Neighborhood

February 15, 2012 by  
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Creatureama: Recycled Styrofoam Robots Invade Germany’s Streets

November 4, 2011 by  
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