Wall-climbing Robot

May 21st, 2008

RobotResearchers from SRI International have created a robot that can climb walls made of common building materials. From the article: “The as-yet-unnamed robot uses electro-adhesion to cling to the wall, generating electrostatic charges between the wall substrate and itself to keep from falling.” The linked article has a video of the robot in action.

Link: http://www.popularmechanics.com/…
(via Engadget)

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