HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Comments
View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
Page 1/5  >  >>
Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Flying Robots
Ann R. Thryft   6/28/2013 11:54:28 AM
NO RATINGS
Cabe, thanks! I don't know if this is the one Deberah was thinking of, but I can use it for future slideshows. It does look a bit like a flying fish.

Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Flying Robots
Cabe Atwell   6/27/2013 11:08:04 PM
NO RATINGS
I think this is what you may looking for and it's simply called the 'jumpglider' from Stanford University:

http://bdml.stanford.edu/uploads/Main/PerchingPublications/Jumpgliding.pdf

 

C

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Flying Robots
Ann R. Thryft   6/25/2013 3:20:20 PM
NO RATINGS
Rob, thanks for the explanation. Guess I haven't seen any yet, since I usually notice things like that.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Flying Robots
Rob Spiegel   6/25/2013 3:17:13 PM
NO RATINGS
To me, the 2013 penny feels like it's made out of a different, lighter material. The first time I held one, I thought it was a fake. I couldn't find anything online, however, that indicates it's made of different material.

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Flying Robots
Ann R. Thryft   6/25/2013 12:04:11 PM
NO RATINGS
Rob, you've got me curious. What's weird about the new penny?

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Flying Robots
Ann R. Thryft   6/19/2013 11:53:26 AM
NO RATINGS
Deberah, if you remember the name of that flying fish robot, please let us know or post a link. We might be abel to use it in a future nautical robot slideshow.



Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Flying Robots
Ann R. Thryft   6/19/2013 11:52:06 AM
NO RATINGS
Deberah, I agree that mind-controlled robots is an interesting development in robotics. There are different research efforts underway; we covered one of them here:
http://www.designnews.com/document.asp?doc_id=254726

mrdon
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Autonomous versus remote-control
mrdon   6/18/2013 6:22:56 PM
NO RATINGS
Ann,

Your quite welcome and you are so correct about the process of actualizing through visualization. Somewhere, the sparks of imagination and creativity are ignited in this process.

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Autonomous versus remote-control
Ann R. Thryft   6/17/2013 6:37:11 PM
NO RATINGS
mrdon, thank for the enthusiastic response. I think it's your second suggestion: those of us who've been reading science fiction for years while technology has been progressing to the point where we can actualize what we've been visualizing. I think this is true in robotics, in consumer electronics, and in film (Lord of the Rings, Avatar, e.g.).

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: FLYING ROBOTS
Ann R. Thryft   6/17/2013 6:36:04 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for your feedback, bobjengr. It's comments like yours that inspire me to find even weirder, more talented robots :) No sarcasm implied, I really mean it. And yes, it's tough to keep up with all this: the pace of change is mind-boggling, and reminds me of several earlier, similar phases in Silicon Valley when enough brilliant minds and research dollars, plus the right levels of underlying enabling technologies converged to produce world-changing products. You know, like the iPhone and Web browsers.

Page 1/5  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Researchers in the United Kingdom have found a sustainable way to derive hydrogen from grass to develop biofuel.
Without failure and loss, there is no success. Sadly, some failures and losses are greater than others. That’s certainly true of engineer and Space Race astronaut Gus Grissom.
Siemens and Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology have achieved a faster production process based on selective laser melting for speeding up the prototyping of big, complex metal parts in gas turbine engines.
Researchers in China have developed a new material that mimics coral that could help remove toxic heavy metals like mercury from the ocean.
The popularity of Pokemon Go may be break open a new rush of augmented reality products.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Jul 11 - 15, Embedded System Design Techniques™ - Debugging Real-time Embedded Software – Hands on
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9 | 10


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service