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Canada Hardware Science Technology

Gecko-Inspired Robot Rolls Up Walls 29

RedEaredSlider writes "A group of researchers in Canada has decided to combine the mechanism geckos use to stick to walls with the simplicity of a tank tread. The result is a 'bot that can roll up smooth (and some not so smooth) surfaces. Such robots are easier to control than those that try to simulate walking directly."
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Gecko-Inspired Robot Rolls Up Walls

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