Saturday, 25 May 2013

CurvACE gives robots a bug's eye view

Robots are getting down to the size of insects, so it seems only natural that they should be getting insect eyes. A consortium of European researchers has developed the artificial Curved Artificial Compound Eye (CurvACE) which reproduces the architecture of the eyes of insects and other arthropods. The aim isn't just to provide machines with an unnerving bug-eyed stare, but to create a new class of sensors that exploit the wide field of vision and motion detecting properties of the compound eye... Continue Reading CurvACE gives robots a bug's eye view

Section: Robotics

Tags: Biomimicry, Cameras, Eye, Insect, Robots

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