Robots from nature.
The new motor driven world takes inspiration from nature. Setting an early trend Leonardo da Vinci studied the natural environment to form his early sketches and so modern robotics emulates human bionics. Tendon controlled “soft” robots. motor driven elastomeric fish, snake robots and motor driven dragonflies are just a few examples.
The new tablet magazine -driven- contains a full article on Bionics in Robotics that is a great read. Simply download the app and you will receive amazing bionics facts on topics from the lotus effect through to supercomputers.