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Tiny mechanical bugs to change warfare - The MAVs
posted December 8 2010 19:48.34 by Giorgos Lazaridis




It is not a science fiction any more. It has rather become a scientific target. Meet the MAVs, the Micro Air Vehicles that will change intelligence and warfare as we know it. The MAVs are tiny micro-machines, able to fly with rotary blades or by flapping their wings, and will carry various micro sensors. They will be able to harvest energy from natural sources like the sun, or from other sources like inductive power from power lines or from vibrating machines. Advanced navigation techniques like "Optic Flow" will allow the MAVs to go practically everywhere. Some of them, will also carry deadly payload... Read the original article.




[Via: The Register]    [Link: docdetroit2006]
Tags: robot   remote control (RC)   wireless   inventions   research   science   autonomous   mav   warfare   
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