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Origami Crane Flaps its Wings With Memory Alloy


This crane uses HT Flexinol actuator wire to flap (or more accurately, curl) its wings when the circuit is closed. Created by Jie Qi of MIT’s Hi-Low Tech group.

Electronic Origami Flapping Crane via openMaterials.

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