29 Mar '13, 3pm

Video Friday: Robot Jellyfish, Robot Dragonfly, and a Crazy Game of Telepresence Soccer

Video Friday: Robot Jellyfish, Robot Dragonfly, and a Crazy Game of Telepresence Soccer

Up and down, forwards, backwards and to the side: the flapping wing design of the BionicOpter enables it to fly in all directions in space and hover in mid-air just like a helicopter. Unlike a helicopter, however, the dragonfly does not need to tilt forwards to generate forward thrust. This means that it can fly horizontally as well as float like a glider. Its lightweight design means it is able to start autonomously.

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hard...

Tweets

Making : Balloon Jellyfish

oureverydaythings.com 30 Mar '13, 5am

Parenting From the ups and downs of parenthood, to practical tips on enjoying and managing life with children. Inspiration...

Robot steals soda from the vending machine

Robot steals soda from the vending machine

hackaday.com 27 Mar '13, 5pm

The project is shown off in the video after the break. The gist of it is that a compact robot arm is put into the drop are...

Kids Do Awesome Things and Kissing Is Magic [Fun Video Friday]

Kids Do Awesome Things and Kissing Is Magic [Fu...

reelseo.com 29 Mar '13, 4pm

Hello, all. Time for another look into the wide world of video this week. It looks like kids were doing all sorts of cute ...

Robot bartender mixes a mean drink

Robot bartender mixes a mean drink

hackaday.com 26 Mar '13, 12am

Back in 2002, [Dave] came across a discarded PUMA robotic arm and quickly set his sights on turning it into a bartender to...

Handwriting robot arm is a little stiff-wristed

Handwriting robot arm is a little stiff-wristed

hackaday.com 28 Mar '13, 3am

Don’t miss the video after the break which starts off with the satisfying whine of some serious stepper motors. Judging sc...

Robot Combat League: Heather Knight Tells Us Ab...

spectrum.ieee.org 23 Mar '13, 7am

Tonight at 10/9c, the Syfy channel airs another episode of Robot Combat League. It'll feature Carnegie Mellon PhD student ...

Guy builds a robot that STEALS @CocaCola from v...

element14.com 27 Mar '13, 8pm

This chap obviously has something against our Vending machine overloards and as spent an inordinate amount of time designi...

New dragonfly drone can be controlled with a smartphone

New dragonfly drone can be controlled with a sm...

treehugger.com 01 Apr '13, 3pm

Dragonflies have been a popular choice for nature-inspired drones. First, we saw an amazingly-realistic version that the C...

Here's video of Econ's Leigha Brown winning her...

flotrack.org 29 Mar '13, 10pm

The video you are looking for has not finished processing. Please check back in a few minutes. G 100H H05 (Div 2) 268 view...