Flying Rescue Drones Will Claw Like Eagles And Swarm Like Bees
By: Bryan Lufkin | Posted 13 May 2015
Nature-inspired engineering isn’t new-but engineers are still finding new ways to take cues from Mother Nature. We got the beastly lowdown at day 3 of the RoboUniverse conference in New York this morning.
Vijay Kumar, who’s recently been named Dean of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered a keynote about the future of flying ‘bots. He and his colleagues look to the animal kingdom for design ideas.