April 23, 2009

Robots…penguins…robotic penguins…what’s not to like!

Posted in robotics tagged , , at 12:34 pm by waynezwhirled

The Flying Toasters screensaver in After Dark 2.
Image via Wikipedia

A recent NewScientist article describes a German technology firm that demonstrates rececent research on designing robotic penguins.  Not only can they swim gracefully in water, but the helium-filled versions can actually swim through the air!  This is way better than “flying toasters”.

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