×Pending Replies will be live across Kinja on Thursday, August 21. Read more.

Uncrashable Rolling Robot Takes To the Skies To Avoid Obstacles

Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology have developed a novel take on the rollcage-wrapped flying bot that does more than just protect the rotors during a crash. Its HyTAQ, or Hybrid Terrestrial and Aerial Quadrotor, uses a spinning cylindrical cage that also allows it to simply roll along the ground to… » 11/29/12 9:15am 11/29/12 9:15am