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MIT introduces Swimming, Oil Cleaning Robots

Question asked by Ankita Katdare in #Robotics on Aug 26, 2010
Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare · Aug 26, 2010
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The "Seaswarm" robots, which were developed by a team from MIT's SENSEable City Lab, look like a treadmill conveyor belt that's been attached to an ice cooler. The conveyor belt piece of the system floats on the surface of the ocean. As it turns, the belt propels the robot forward and lifts oil off the water with the help of a nanomaterial that's engineered to attract oil and repel water.

Check out the SeaSwarm Robot:

[video=youtube;vruZVg6j9-I]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vruZVg6j9-I&feature=player_embedded[/video] Posted in: #Robotics
Suriyanarayan · Aug 27, 2010
its awesome man!...
monizarekar · Sep 2, 2010
Rank D2 - MASTER
wat is the mechanism... of it

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