Underwater “Snookie” Robot is Inspired By Blind Fish

March 29, 2010 by  
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Biomimicry strikes again–this time with Snookie, an underwater robot that has an artificial sensory organ inspired by the “ lateral-line system ” seen in blind fish like the Astyanax . Snookie’s artificial organ is so accurate that it can sense obstacles and movements almost directly in front of it and on either side.

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Underwater “Snookie” Robot is Inspired By Blind Fish

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