‘Pooper-scooper’ drone cleans up dog poo so you don’t step in it: Aerial craft searches for animal waste then sends a rolling robot to collect it

'Pooper-scooper' drone cleans up dog poo so you don't step in it: Aerial craft searches for animal waste then sends a rolling robot to collect it Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4362400/Pooper-scooper-drone-designed-clean-dog-poo.html#ixzz4cnnfODPN Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

‘Pooper-scooper’ drone cleans up dog poo so you don’t step in it: Aerial craft searches for animal waste then sends a rolling robot to collect it Pooper : A Dutch startup is set to release a fleet of ‘drones’ to combat the 220 million pounds of dog droppings left on the Netherlands’ streets each year. Called Dogdrones, the vehicles will work together as a team to detect and scoop up the poop. The aerial drone is fitted with cameras and thermal energy technology that transmits GPS coordinates of the feces…

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‘Bat Bot’ Can Pull Off Impressive Aerial Acrobatics

'Bat Bot' Can Pull Off Impressive Aerial Acrobatics

‘Bat Bot’ Can Pull Off Impressive Aerial Acrobatics “Bat Bot” was designed to mimic how acrobatic bats are in real life. Credit: Ramezani, Chung, Hutchinson, Sci. Robot. 2, eaal2505 (2017) Whether they’re swooping around to catch dinner or delicately hanging upside down to sleep, bats are known for their acrobatic prowess. Now, scientists have created a robot inspired by these flying creatures. Dubbed the “Bat Bot,” it can fly, turn and swoop like its real-life counterpart in the animal kingdom. Since at least the time of Leonardo da Vinci, scientists…

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