Developers from mit have created self-propelled fish-robot, which is very similar to the present, and therefore will not disturb these sea creatures.
Normal device, created for exploring the underwater world, rather loudly work, and all of these propellers and other engines bring such a rustle that after all the silt has settled, already and study something becomes nothing special. But small and independent rabaraba not just to swim quietly to himself, merging with the environment, but also easy access to the places where it was previously too difficult to get.
Spineless fish robot called SoFi. In motion she is using multiple drives, very closely simulates the movement of these fish. SoFi is controlled remotely and is able to dive to a depth of 18 meters. Battery “fish” enough for forty minutes. Main advantage SoFi — friendliness. As it is very similar to a real fish and other inhabitants of the reefs and the bottom of her wasn’t afraid, allowing the robot to explore and swim.
She’s already pretty good handle, but now the developers plan to increase his movement speed, then they immediately are going to learn about the marine life with the head, so as to them no one else did such robotic, but most likely fish.
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