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Festo unleashes new robotic swarm of ants and butterflies

Biology-inspired robotics company Festo has revealed its latest animal robots -- cooperative ants and lightweight butterflies.

By March 26, 2015

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Watch a robotic cockroach launch a robotic bird

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have designed a system that allows its VelociRoach robot to launch an ornithopter micro-aerial vehicle.

By May 26, 2015

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Amazon Dash Buttons seem cool, but we want more customizability (Tomorrow Daily 155)

We like the idea of Amazon's new Dash Buttons, but we're also kind of bummed they only have specific products and companies to choose from. Also, we'd love for Dash Buttons to work with Amazon Now, so we can get our (literal) one-click orders ASAP.

By April 2, 2015

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Crave Ep. 198: Bionic ants infest our lives -- and our nightmares

Beautifully designed autonomous bionic ants work together to solve a common task, taking life lessons from their role models, actual insects.

By April 2, 2015

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Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By April 6, 2014

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Festo's robo-seagull gets standing O at TED

Attendees at TED in Scotland laud a robot seagull that flies like the real thing.

By July 25, 2011

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Tiny robot insect finally takes flight

A tiny flying robot the size of a house fly is helping scientists study the dynamics of insect flight.

By May 2, 2013

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Robot dragonfly moves like the real thing

German robotics company Festo has created a robot dragonfly that can fly forwards, backwards and sideways, and can even hover in the air.

By April 1, 2013

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Exoskeleton hand gives you robo-powered fingers

Festo's prototype robo-hand can operate machine manipulators from afar, and could help stroke victims regain use of their hands.

By April 27, 2012

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Leonardo da Vinci would love this robo-bird

SmartBird by German-based Festo can fly, take off, and land autonomously. Good thing it doesn't like fouling statues.

By March 25, 2011