Hybrid Robot Flies, Creeps, and Leaps Off Buildings

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-34883
Published 2019-08-01by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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  • English

There is great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. The flying sprawl-tuned autonomous robot (Flying STAR) does both through a mechanism based on the elementary observation that both rotors and wheels spin.