Tag Archives: Flying

Robot Bird

Festo, a German engineering company, have developed a robot that can fly just like a bird.  We’ve reported on other such flying robots (Robot Juggle & Robot Heli-Bi-Wheel), but none that actually mimic the exact flight abilities of a real bird. SmartBird is built from a superlight material, which gives it a weight of less […]

Robot Heli-Bi-Wheel

Autobots transform!  While this transforming robot probably won’t be protected the planet from other maniacal robots bent on evil, it might one day help in surveillance or search and rescue.  The Center for Distributed Robotics at the University of Minnesota have built a small bi-wheeled robot that can transform in to a helicopter. The robot […]