Remote-controlled beetle



The video shows University of California researchers controlling a beetle robot via electrical implants . This video of free flight is has now been posted. Although the motion is rather sporadic, it is obvious that simple commands to start flight, stop flight, and turn left or right are having their intended effect. Check out this cyborg action after the break.

Here is the demonstration of a neural stimulator which can accurately control the flight of a freely flying insect.

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