Festo Bionic Handling Assistant Video
The Festo biomimetic handling assistant is demonstrated by the engineers who know it best in the following video.
Festo biomimetic handling assistant)
H.G. Wells was the first one to paint this picture in fiction, with a dramatic departure from the standard picture of a mechanical monstrosity; readers recall the
steel tentacles from his 1898 novel War of the Worlds:
Seen nearer, the Thing was incredibly strange, for it was no mere insensate machine driving on its way. Machine it was, with a ringing metallic pace, and long, flexible, glittering tentacles (one of which gripped a young pine tree) swinging and rattling about its strange body.
Festoon your monitor with these remarkable biomimetic robots from Festo:
Festo Aqua Ray Robot
Aqua_ray is a remote-controlled fish driven by water hydraulics, the shape and movements of which have been based on the model of a manta ray.
Robot Arm With Fluidic Muscles
The company describes it as a "combination of mechatronics and the biological model of a human being."
Robot AquaPenguins Soar Underwater
They navigate independently and can communicate with each other - just like real penguins!
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