Robot Bees better than the real thing?

 
Welcome to the New Brave World!
 
Robot bees will be better than the real thing says Greenpeace.

A video by GreenPeace:
 

 
The video doesn’t cover all aspects of these potential creations.

 
INSPIRED by the biology of a bee and the insect’s hive behavior …
we aim to push advances in miniature robotics and the design of compact high-energy power sources; spur innovations in ultra-low-power computing and electronic “smart” sensors; and refine coordination algorithms to manage multiple, independent machines.
http://robobees.seas.harvard.edu/

Potential future uses include search and rescue, surveillance, and environmental monitoring applications – and even taking the place of real bees to pollinate crops.

Science Nation – RoboBees: Design Poses Intriguing Engineering, Computer Science Challenges
 

 
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