Posted in: SERVO Blog (07/27 at 02:06 PM)
It’s a Bird! It’s not a plane!
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.
They also make a JellyFish
And a Penguin:
And an Air_Ray: