The Stickybot is a new kind of gecko-inspired robot — equipped with synthetic setae (elastomer) feet — designed for mobility on vertical surfaces. Video clip after the jump.

The Pentagon is interested in developing gecko-inspired climbing gloves and shoes. Cutkosky says a Stickybot-type robot would also make an adept planetary rover or rescue bot.

[via w-m-m-n-a]

The Stickybot is a new kind of gecko-inspired robot — equipped with synthetic setae (elastomer) feet — designed for mobility on vertical surfaces. Video clip after the jump.

The Pentagon is interested in developing gecko-inspired climbing gloves and shoes. Cutkosky says a Stickybot-type robot would also make an adept planetary rover or rescue bot.

[via w-m-m-n-a]