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Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

Four UI Professors design Robotic Bats

December 3, 2014

Imagine looking up into the sky and seeing winged robots flying high above construction sites. These mechanical bats have been programmed to take photographs and collect data on any potential safety threats or hazards before swooping back down to Earth. No, this is not the plot of a science-fiction novel, but...