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A Robot That Flies Like a Bird

In this webcast, the presenter explains about plenty of robots can fly - but none can fly like a real bird. That is, until Markus Fischer and his team at Festo built SmartBird, a large, lightweight robot, modeled on a seagull, that flies by flapping its wings. A soaring demo fresh from TEDGlobal 2011.

Provided by: TED Conferences Topic: Software Date Added: Jul 2011 Format: Webcast

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