Twilight Zones and Cornerstones: A Gnat Robot Double Feature
Author(s)Flynn, Anita M.; Brooks, Rodney A.; Tavrow, Lee S.
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We want to build tiny gnat-sized robots, a millimeter or two in diameter. They will be cheap, disposable, totally self-contained autonomous agents able to do useful things in the world. This paper consists of two parts. The first describes why we want to build them. The second is a technical outline of how to go about it. Gnat robots are going to change the world.
gnat robot, micro robot, piezoelectric motor, IR/Opticalscamera, disposable robots