Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Army Needs Super Fly Robot Spy (wannahelp?)

Army invites investors, engineers to help develop technology like fingernail-sized fly bot whose wings flap without motors.

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Researchers at the U.S. Army are taking advantage of an unusually unclassified approach to military systems development to ask for help turning a clever robotic fly into an almost undetectable spy.

The robotic flies are – or will be – semi-autonomous robots that look like real bugs and fly using wings that flap without being controlled by a motor. (more)