Electroadhesive climber robots

Robotics Science

MAKE reader Travis pointed out this neat technology that’s being used to make robots that can climb on almost any surface. Scientists at SRI have been developing robotic climbers that attach to the wall using a technique they call electroadhesion. Details about the technology seem to be scarce at the SRI site, but there is a nice write-up at hizook.

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!