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Video Friday: Festo Bionic Penguins


By Evan Ackerman
Cross-posted from

We’ve admired Festo’s bio-inspired robots in the past, including the AirJelly and the AirRay. They’ve just come out with two new species: aquatic penguins, and flying penguins:

Some of the other stuff in that video is pretty cool, too. We posted about the Molecubes earlier this week, but you can watch more detailed videos on the AquaPenguins, AirPenguins, and InteractiveWall on Festo’s YouTube channel. And if you’re into the juicy technical details, here’s a PDF on the AquaPenguins and a PDF on the AirPenguins.

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