Four-Finned Robot Swims Like A Cuttlefish

Date:13 January 2015 Author: William Horne Tags:, , , ,

A four-finned robot, Sepios, ripples through the water, taking inspiration from the movement of cuttlefish.

Created by Pascal Buholzer and fellow students from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, the copycat robot, named Sepios, demonstrates that its finned design can be an environmentally friendly alternative to propellers.

Source: New Scientist