bionic ant

Bionic insects with cameras and sensors, work together as a team, are here to improve factory robotics.   Watch the video…

The bionic ants created by German engineering firm Festo, are about the size of a human hand, they have cooperative behavior of the real insects and could one day be used in place of humans in factories.

They have 3D-printed bodies, making individual decisions related to a common goal, cameras in place of their eyes and charge their batteries through metal antennas.

team of bionic ants

via newscientist

source Festo