A robot that flies like a bird

Markus Fischer:

A robot that flies like a bird – Caramel Tech Software

Markus Fischer :

Markus Fischer led the team at Festo that developed the first ultralight artificial bird capable of flying like a real bird.


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.



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