Wow, COM-BAT robot swoops in to gather data on reconnaissance missions

The University of Michigan COM-BAT is certainly not the first animal mechanics to get its inspiration from the bat, but it is probably best equipped to play a vital role in modern warfare. A select group of Wolverines lucky enough to have $ 10 million grant from the American army, in order to concoct a “six-inch robotic spy plane modeled after a bat would collect data from of sights, sounds and smells in urban areas and combat zones Transmitting information to a soldier in real time. “Présumément, the critter will eventually boast a bevy of sensors, microphones and sensors to collect nuclear radiation and toxic gases. Even more interesting, the creators are hoping to implement” Energy trapping, “which would allow the bat to stay levied on wind and solar energy as well as vibration and” other sources “. That is to be nocturnal, huh?

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