At the RoboBusiness conference, SRI International showed off a prototype of this remote- controlled robot that can climb walls. The adhesion works electrostatically by creating a positive charge on one end and a negative charge on the other. The research and development company envisions that the wall-climbing robots could be used by first responders or to inspect buildings and bridges.
November 3, 2011 9:36 AM PDT
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