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Have you heard about the flying robot that can change shape?

I remembering reading about it before.
ONE CLUNKY ACRONYM. Roboticists from the University of Tokyo’s JSK Lab have created a flying robot they call DRAGON, an acronym for Dual-rotor embedded multilink Robot with the Ability of multi-deGree-of-freedom aerial transformatiON. A recent report by IEEE Spectrum includes a video highlighting the bot’s ability to change its shape mid-flight in order to navigate through tight space

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https://futurism.com/dragon-flying-robot-change-shape/

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I don't think I've seen that one before. It's kinda creepy looking.
A little like a floating snake.
I can see where this technology would be very useful in certain situations. It could get in and out of places people can't go. That would be great for search and rescue. It might also be used for space exploration. Like a flying robot rover that could get into tight spaces that a normal ground rover couldn't.... Like say a cave.
Pretty cool.

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