Number one And Tsar fascinating insects they communicate with each other and coordinate both their actions and movements Each ant makes its decisions autonomously But in doing so is subordinate to the common objective and thereby plays its part towards solving the task in hand The delicate ends are therefore a real challenge for the Festo engineers when it comes to transferring role models from nature into the world of technology For the first time with the Bionic ants the behavior of ants is imitated using complex control algorithms in This respect it’s not about a technical game for the Festo engineers But about nothing less than the production technology of the future in the world of industry 4.0 machines also have to communicate with each other make autonomous decisions and Cooperate in order to be able to react flexibly to different production scenarios The biggest challenge for the Festo engineers was to integrate all the necessary functions of an artificial ant into the smallest of spaces With as few components as possible our engineers overcame this challenge Enough space was created for the rechargeable battery and room for the eyes was made in the ants head Such a functionally integrated design is made possible. Thanks to 3d printing It would be difficult to make such an end using conventional Production Engineering 3 piezo bending transducers are used on each leg coated on both sides with piezo ceramics They are able depending on the electrical controls to deflect by 1.5 millimeters in both directions Clearly not enough to get an ant to walk With the help of an elastic hinge the Festo technicians have managed to increase the ant step length to over 10 millimeters The benefits of piezo elements are impressive They work on a little energy or almost wear resistant and can be controlled quickly But how does a small ant robot learn to walk? The motion sequences of the ant are programmed and tested on a computer If the ant walks smoothly on the computer it must demonstrate during initial tests on the real model How well it can walk with its six legs? Taking into account that this Bionic ant has only just learned to walk it gets around really quickly Using a 3d camera system which was developed by scientists at Delft University And adapted to the ant by Festo engineers the ant is able to see Combined living off to electrical sensor the Bionic ant manages to find its way around in the space How does the ant determine its position when it’s on the pitch Well for this we actually use three senses first of all we have a mouse sensor here under its abdomen The mouse sensor is actually the same as in a computer mouse we can use this to track where the and walks across the pitch We also have a magnetometer here in its head The compass actually shows where North is and with this we can determine. What direction the ant is headed Here at the front. We also have a camera system consisting of two cameras Which gives us a stereo image and means we can detect the markers on the pitch and also measure the distance to them We can therefore position ourselves with complete accuracy on the pitch number two Number three This is Matt, and I’m Jay we’re the developers for the next generation in micro flying robots called the dragonfly For hundreds of years man has looked to the sky to fly like the birds Our inspiration comes from one insect in particular the dragonfly with unmatched flight performance in the insect world The tech tech dragonfly is a lightweight robotic insect that collects and relays information while flying like a bird or hovering like an insect Weighing in at less than one ounce approximately the weight of a double-a battery the Dragonfly is the latest and ultra-micro avionics with stereoscopic vision flight control systems and a camera-ready Operating system this means you can do amazing aerial photography spy on people secure your house or use it as the next-gen gaming Platform we’ve all seen helicopters We’ve all seen quad rotors and airplanes, but really all of them are bulky low on battery and really just a one-trick pony The tech tech dragonfly is really in a league of its own It hovers like the best quad rotors and helicopters. It flies like the best of airplanes. It’s really all these different Flyers combined the dragonfly gets smaller and smaller with each iteration While enhancing its performance something physically impossible for all the other flying systems What you have is the world’s first aerial photography tool? that’s efficient user friendly and you can take it in your pocket wherever you go I Got my PhD in robotics and artificial intelligence from Georgia Tech And I’ve been pursuing my passion for designing the next generation robots for the past 10 years winning numerous competitions patents awards in robotic systems I’m a graduate student in mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech the focus on mechatronics and automation the research behind the dragonfly began with a million dollar grant from the US Air Force the Dragonfly has been developed at Georgia Tech as a joint effort between PhDs graduate students researchers and professors from multiple universities across the world The dragonfly has five technology patents on its design ranging from mechanics and aerodynamics and flight controls The Dragonfly is a game-changing technology and has won numerous awards including the best design at Georgia Tech Research and innovation competition and first place at robotics innovation competition in Massachusetts Unlike most other flying vehicles the Dragonfly is highly modular you can upgrade all the elements of the robotic insect through our website from actuators to wings to electronics and many more You can make it faster and more dynamic for gaming for higher endurance and more stable for aerial photography We offer three different electronics packages ranging from basic flight control using gyroscopes and accelerometers to more advanced packages which include GPS high-definition video multiple cameras and wireless communication the packages are the lightest in the world Going from 3 up to 5 grams weighing less than a quarter and are smaller than a stick of gum The system is quite user friendly and can even be flown with an iPad or smart phone We offer all SDK to take your already awesome flying insect to the next level with 20 environmental sensors cameras and GPS Capabilities that can be developed to track athletes Outdoor events or integrated with an app as a fun way to record and retrace the day of skiing hiking or the real life It has a home security option the dragonfly can hover monitor and report from inside or outside your home or property Military can benefit from compact fliers given the each soldier as a look ahead Having the Dragonfly as a pocketable tool for the police can ensure rapid response to stop violence in time This could be the next generation and spy tools even James Bond would want one of these in his pocket Number five Number six Number seven Number eight so the general goal of our lab is to understand the locomotion aspect of animals and Recently we are focusing on culture pack our four-legged animals And we try to understand how how they efficiently run on the field and nature so that we can take that expression and then using our engineering world So for example we can create a prosthetic legs out of that technology, and we can even make a new transportation Replacing cars so that you don’t need a road in our world Shira is the fastest? Four-legged animal in the world, and then we would like to make our robot run fast like a cheetah When we started with our robot we started to look at cheetahs motion and applied its principles to our mechanical version of a cheetah Currently our robot cheetah can run up to 10 mile per hour and jump over directory centimeter high obstacle so previously most legged robots are powered by internal combustion engine and then hydraulic transmissions and Those are very noisy and very inefficient but people believe that internal combustion engine hydraulics are only way to make a lego robot runs and Support itself people believe that vectoring motors are not powerful enough, so this is the first time we shows that electrically powered roller can run and jump over all tight obstacles in order to build a dynamic global like cheetah We had to develop Everything on the robot including borers control system and control. I’ve already missed because previous robot technology is focused on controlling static motion of the I think this is really exciting future where Ruby Hyatt and efficient and also powerful, and then we might be see the muscles of Performance in the future. Please don’t forget to Like and subscribe for new videos every day You

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  1. get rid of this stupefying music to be taken seriously. Still did not solving the big problems in the world. Play ground for geeks, how would you be when your beloved delivered your first baby feeling like plastic. Good luck with your efforts, I think you turned into a" no through road"

  2. get rid of this stupefying music to be taken seriously. Still did not solving the big problems in the world. Play ground for geeks, how would you be when your beloved delivered your first baby feeling like plastic. Good luck with your efforts, I think you turned into a" no through road"

  3. Replacing cars? Before the 20th century everybody had something called a horse. Imagine that shit, a real animal

  4. 2:18 did he just say "almost wear resistant"? dunno about you, but i want something that is wear resistant :I

  5. I have to give it a thumbs down not because I don't like the little ant bots, but instead, I dislike the background. Change your selection.

  6. are those guys really saying that the robotic dragonfly is a more efficient flyer than a typical propeller driven drone ?! the propeller or air screw is surely more efficient than natures wing, surely ! it must surely move more air with less energy !

  7. can someone give me an honest answers as to why there is even a need to create mechanical animals or even humans for that matter…all that cluster of steel and plastics that pollute the environment even more…

  8. Je trouve que mettre des fausses vignettes est complétement débile et cela rapport des like moins Mauvaise Stratégie.

  9. A potential use for the flying insects, would be to develop a pollination package to replace bees and other pollinating insects. the capability to operate in extreme temperatures mighe be useful in extending/expanding the growing season to other than the temperate growing locations in the world. The only drawbsck is they don't make honey…Yet.

  10. Mine your business, snoop on people? of course the military, you fuck head. I'll be laughing when the military starts spying on your girlfriend or you. These toys are for when the stupid technical fucks fuck up the animals and humans. I'm sure you fucks have floating city's too, communist China can use this shit on your self's and just leave us alone, we don't need your no good cheap plastic anyway. Quit taking are land. Wake up people of America! don't allow this crap, crap, too much money for garbage plastic toys that can harm you, you're children.

  11. instead of this shit you could have to put your money, time and effort to save REAL animals fro dying out at to find a solution for plastic. Congratulations for this morally shit world.

  12. Quote= "It's all about the production technology of the future!", for you greedy corporations to treat us all like ant colonies!  Why don't you IDIOTS just leave the cockroaches, ants, whales, dolphins and other creatures alone, and mind your own business, and worry about your own lives, instead of trying to control everyone elses lives!  We all know this technology you people devise within your sadistic Disney club 33 pedo heads is not for the betterment of humanity, but for your own selfish concerns!  Even as filthy rich as you all are, at the expense of the rest of the World you've made poor, your still not happy unless your controlling it ALL!

  13. Why the heck do you have that horse as your thumbnail if you don't actually show it in your video? I feel misled!

  14. Festo, the German company that manufactures these robots is actually very close to my location, thanks to the video I'm gonna apply for a job there 😁

  15. I love the way they patent a type of flight already created by another, greed just sickens me, when will they patent suicide.

  16. Voilà pourquoi nos abeilles sont en train de disparaître en hexagone, les multinationales des States ont élaboré ce projet d'insectes miniatures pour polliniser  les fleurs d'arbres fruitiers, l'astuce de ces crapules est de contaminer nos ruches par des ruches d'abeilles contaminées importées en France par le biais de complice à qui les concepteurs de ces robots miniaturisés ont promis la fortune. Tout porte à croire qu'il s'agisse de ce postulat ! plus rien n'étonne les français venant de nos "amis d'outre manche, la perfide Albion est toujours à l'œuvre puisque les ricains ne sont ni plus ni moins qu'une continuité de l'Angleterre. Une technologie meurtrière qui n'a de but que l'enrichissement des multinationales mafieuses.

  17. I can think of 10 BILLION ways in which this money could have been better spent to help mankind move forward.

  18. How about making a nice little sex robot, I'm really attracted to sexy appliances… just like in Joe's Garage

  19. If that AquaPenguin is schmoozing around with real ones it'll probably get attacked by the first shark that comes along because the real penguins are much faster and will scatter leaving the robot behind as a "meal" for the shark.

  20. I've seen all these already this video's thumbnail was clickbait I wanted to see the robotic horse I've never seen that. I guess it doesn't exist.

  21. Ya see…humans don't have to worry about the environment anymore. So we kill all the animals with air pollution, we can replace them with robots. We can kill all the people with wars and just replace them with robots too, RIGHT JEWS???
    Joe Magnets

  22. only break threw i see here for all that money is light weight tech that is it part from the last 1s i see that as something that can be useful

  23. Soon the offspring of one of these will be hunting you down and killing you dead when you vote for the wrong party or live off the grid and collect rain water. I hope these nerds are proud.

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