November 16, 2016

Oh, the humanoid! Don't worry, this blimp-bodied robot can't crash

romela_ballustatic Generally one thinks of robots as powerful, rigid things packed with motors and actuators. But they don't have to be like that, and in fact it may be freeing for engineers to work outside those constraints. What if, for example, your robot was almost lighter than air? That's the concept tested in this highly buoyant prototype created by roboticists at UCLA. Read More

Source: TechCrunch