Glad to have captured your interest. Let us know what you find on YouTube regarding its potential use. Funny, isn't it how something mentioned in an article can promote further innovation. I love this job!
Quite an interesting article... it gave me a good idea to work it with my kids.
Now that many want to draw teenagers attention to engineering and science.
It was some time ago now that I didn't heard about SMA or muscle wire... it sounds interesting and not only for robotics but... for some other unusual applications... I wonder what could we do with it?... perhaps some self adjusting glasses... or something alike. let's see what's in youtube about that...
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.