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face BY : Dan Michaels email (remove spam text)



At 08:07 AM 2/9/01 -0500, you wrote:
>> > Hi guys,
>> >
>> > See this tiny robot in action:
>> >
>> > www.sandia.gov/media/NewsRel/NR2001/images/MicroRobotDemo2.MPG
>> >
>> > World smallest?

>
>Ask and you shall receive:
>http://www.sandia.gov/media/NewsRel/NR2001/minirobot.htm
>


And just think, being a gov't lab, they probably spent only
$10,000,000 of our $$$ tying wheels to a sugar cube that could
be guided by a large hand holding tweezers. Maybe automatic
coffee sweetener machine is the goal.

Here is overview of the program:
www.sandia.gov/isrc/Capabilities/Prototyping/Small_Smart_Machines
/small_smart_machines.html

The following are kinda neat:

"Worm Brain Drives Tiny Car"
http://comm.uoregon.edu/inquiry/s99/art2.html

Micro Spy Planes
http://www.discovery.com/stories/technology/microplanes/microplanes.html

The Ants: A Community of Microrobots
http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/ants/

A few other links on my robolink page:
http://www.oricomtech.com/emerge5.htm

- danM

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