South Bay News
Stanford students study birds in flight for robot
PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- Stanford students are taking a close look at birds in flight to help build the next generation of robots.
They shot video of humming birds and other birds in flight using an ultra-high-speed camera that shoots 3,300 frames per second. In their true speed, these images are so quick, our eyes miss them.
Students hope this research will help them design a flapping-winged robot that's as nimble as a bird, a nd more maneuverable than current robots.
And they hope to learn something about birds in the process.
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