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Disney Builds Wall Climbing Robot Using Drone Technology


Disney builds a super cool robot that uses propellors to to climb walls. via Geekwire

Drones are so popular they’re starting to get boring. But the technology that keeps drones aloft is helping Disney build a car that climbs walls.

The VertiGo is the result of a collaboration between Disney Research Zurich and ETH, a Swiss university, and uses drone-like propellers to keep the car from falling down as it climbs up walls. The pair of tiltable propellers, which can rotate a full 360 degrees, also provide forward motion for the device.

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  1. Walt wouldn’t think it escalated here ever. haha

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