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Robotic Flying Jellyfish

Robotic Flying Jellyfish

Have you ever wondered whether it is possible to glide through the air just as jellyfish swim through water? Scientists at the German company “Festo” have not only answered this question positively, but have built a device that does exactly ...

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Airacuda – Artificial Fish

Airacuda – Artificial Fish

Festo, an international developer of automation technology, has designed and created Airacuda, a remote controlled pneumatically driven fish. Following its biological model in shape, movement, and in design, the Airacuda is propelled by a mechanical fin drive. Two fluidic muscles ...

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Air-Ray Ballonet

Air-Ray Ballonet

Inspired by the Manta ray, the largest known specimen of the ray family, the German firm “Festo” created the “Air ray” – a remote-controlled ballonet filled with helium and constructed with a flapping-wing drive mechanism, which allows it to “swim” ...

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Festo’s Bionic Arm

Festo’s Bionic Arm

Festo, a German-based company, has developed a novel mechanical arm, using advanced techniques in automated movement. Their “Airic’s Arm” was created after a close study of the “design principles of nature”, and the scientists believe the achieved model comes as ...

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