Posted by: robotnews | October 10, 2005

Ecobot eats flies to recharge


A robot designed by scientists at the University of the West of England will generate its own power by eating flies attracted to its human waste cargo.
EcoBot II digests the flies in eight special fuel cells.
The point behind the experiment is to create “release and forget” roving droids that are almost completely autonomous.

via BBC.

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