Robot Bees better than the real thing?

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Robot bees will be better than the real thing says Greenpeace.

A video by GreenPeace:

The video doesn’t cover all aspects of these potential creations.

INSPIRED by the biology of a bee and the insect’s hive behavior …
we aim to push advances in miniature robotics and the design of compact high-energy power sources; spur innovations in ultra-low-power computing and electronic “smart” sensors; and refine coordination algorithms to manage multiple, independent machines.

Potential future uses include search and rescue, surveillance, and environmental monitoring applications – and even taking the place of real bees to pollinate crops.

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Posted on May 15, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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